Definition of Multifactorial

1. Adjective. Involving or depending on several factors or causes (especially pertaining to a condition or disease resulting from the interaction of many genes).

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Definition of Multifactorial

1. Adjective. Involving, or controlled by multiple factors ¹

2. Adjective. (genetics of a trait) Involving multiple genetic and/or environmental factors ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Multifactorial

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Multifactorial

1. Referring to multiple factors. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Multifactorial

multiethnicity
multiethnics
multiexchange
multiexciton
multiexcitons
multifaced
multifacet
multifaceted
multifacetedly
multifacetedness
multifaction
multifactional
multifactor
multifactoral
multifactored
multifactorial (current term)
multifactorial inheritance
multifactorial or multigenic disorders
multifaith
multifamilies
multifamily
multifare
multifarious
multifariously
multifariousness
multifariousnesses
multifarity
multifarm
multifeatured
multifermionic

Literary usage of Multifactorial

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Health Consequences of Smoking: Cardiovascular Disease: A Report of the by DIANE Publishing Company, C. Everett Koop, M.D. (1995)
"Large-scale primary preventive trials have used both single and multifactorial intervention in high risk populations in an attempt to test the effect of the ..."

2. The Science, Treatment, and Prevention of Antisocial Behaviorsby Diana H. Fishbein by Diana H. Fishbein (2004)
"The multifactorial model of disease transmission: II. Sex differences in the familial transmission of sociopathy (antisocial personality). ..."

3. Code of Federal Regulations: Title 21: Food and Drugs by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Calcium intake is not the only recognized risk factor in the development of osteoporosis, a multifactorial bone disease. Other factors including a person's ..."

4. Health Benefits of Smoking Cessation: A Report of the Surgeon General by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The World Health Organization European Collaborative Trial in the multifactorial prevention of CHD was conducted at several sites in Europe. ..."

5. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... an intensive multifactorial fall prevention intervention for community-dwelling elders at high risk for falls, in settings where adequate resources to ..."

6. Health Consequences of Smoking: Cardiovascular Disease: A Report of the by DIANE Publishing Company, C. Everett Koop, M.D. (1995)
"Large-scale primary preventive trials have used both single and multifactorial intervention in high risk populations in an attempt to test the effect of the ..."

7. The Science, Treatment, and Prevention of Antisocial Behaviorsby Diana H. Fishbein by Diana H. Fishbein (2004)
"The multifactorial model of disease transmission: II. Sex differences in the familial transmission of sociopathy (antisocial personality). ..."

8. Code of Federal Regulations: Title 21: Food and Drugs by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Calcium intake is not the only recognized risk factor in the development of osteoporosis, a multifactorial bone disease. Other factors including a person's ..."

9. Health Benefits of Smoking Cessation: A Report of the Surgeon General by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The World Health Organization European Collaborative Trial in the multifactorial prevention of CHD was conducted at several sites in Europe. ..."

10. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... an intensive multifactorial fall prevention intervention for community-dwelling elders at high risk for falls, in settings where adequate resources to ..."

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