multifactorial multifactorial

Definition(s):

  • (adj) involving or depending on several factors or causes (especially pertaining to a condition or disease resulting from the interaction of many genes)

Usage(s):

  • That's the term of choice, anyway, for health authorities such as the Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity, which says obesity "is a complex and multifactorial disease.

News

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) Epidemiology 2022 Forecasts in a New Research Report at ReportsnReports.com

    This EpiCast report ( http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/267627-epicast-report-systemic-lupus-erythematosus-epidemiology-forecast-to-2022.html ) says Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disease of multifactorial origin that can affect any organ or organ systems, resulting in a broad spectrum of clinical manifestations ranging from dermatological involvement to multi ...
    on August 27, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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