Definition of multifactorial in English:

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Pronunciation: /mʌltɪfakˈtɔːrɪəl/


Involving or dependent on a number of factors, especially genetic or environmental factors.
Example sentences
  • 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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