Definition of multifactorial in English:


Syllabification: mul·ti·fac·to·ri·al
Pronunciation: /ˌməltiˌfakˈtôrēəl, ˌməltī-


  • Involving or dependent on a number of factors or causes.
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    • The aetiology of obstetric cholestasis is undoubtedly multifactorial, with genetic, environmental, and hormonal factors having important roles.
    • Clubfoot is a complex, multifactorial deformity with genetic and intrauterine factors.
    • Some of the most common chronic diseases are multifactorial genetic disorders.

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