multifactorially
adverb see multifactorial

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • multifactorial — multifactorially, adv. /mul tee fak tawr ee euhl, tohr , mul tuy /, adj. having or stemming from a number of different causes or influences: Some medical researchers regard cancer as a multifactorial disease. [1915 20; MULTI + FACTOR + IAL] * * * …   Universalium

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  • multifactorial — adjective Date: 1920 1. having characters or a mode of inheritance dependent on a number of genes at different loci 2. (or multifactor) having, involving, or produced by a variety of elements or causes • multifactorially adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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