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multifactorial

 [mul″tĭ-fak-to´re-al]
1. of or pertaining to, or arising through the action of, many factors.
2. in genetics, arising as the result of the interaction of several genes.

multifactorial

(mŭl′tə-făk-tôr′ē-əl)
adj.
1. Involving, dependent on, or controlled by several factors.
2. Of, relating to, or caused by a pattern of familial inheritance resulting from multiple genetic or environmental factors or from a combination of both.

mul′ti·fac·tor′i·al·ly adv.

multifactorial

Medspeak
adjective Referring to the influence of multiple factors in the aetiology of a particular disease (e.g., diabetes, hypertension), attributable to genetic and environmental components.

Molecular biology
adjective Referring to a phenotype caused by more than two genes.

multifactorial

adjective Referring to the influence of multiple factors in the etiology of a particular disease–eg, DM, HTN–attributable to genetic and environmental components

multifactorial

(of a character) controlled by several genes.
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Like the multifactor productivity results, the Diewert and Lawrence official database also suggests that Transport, storage and communications and Primary have been the industries with fastest growing productivity.
I like to tell an anecdote that illustrates the difference between labor productivity and multifactor productivity.
Multifactor productivity growth refers to increases in the productive capacity of the economy that are not attributable to increases in the contributions of labor and capital inputs.
In reversing this decision, the Seventh Circuit ruled that the multifactor test "does not provide adequate guidance to a rational decision" due to the following four problems:
Second, the correlations between the factors of the multifactor model and those extracted using PC analysis depict the significant relationship between industry and intra-industry PC factors and the interest rate and default risk factors of the multifactor model.
The section also decomposes aggregate MFP growth into contributions of individual industries and identifies the industries that contributed to this decline in multifactor productivity growth after 2000.
Accordingly, presence within a secure facility cannot be used as a substitute for one of the factors under multifactor authentication.
Since 1994, multifactor productivity has declined in nine out of 18 domestic manufacturing industries.
(3) Data on capital and labor hours reflect revisions to the BLS measures of multifactor productivity released on June 22, 2015.
"Sports teams need to use the very same safeguards the financial institutions and other big companies use to protect data, things like multifactor authentication on their systems."

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