multiple factors


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multiple factors

pl n
(Genetics) genetics two or more genes that act as a unit, producing cumulative effects in the phenotype

mul′tiple fac′tors


n.
a series of two or more pairs of genes responsible for the development of complex, quantitative characters.
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Grossman has "no idea whether this is, in fact, the issue, or whether it is an accounting issue at all" that is causing a delay, which could be a function of multiple factors.
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We have found out multiple factors associated with it - one of them is definitely traumatic life events there is no doubt about it and the other factors breaking social network and economic reasons, said Psychiatrist Arshid Hussain.
MULTAN -- The groundwater level in Multan city has gone down by almost 10 feet in the last decade due to multiple factors, and boring depth for groundwater has become to 60-70 feet contrary to 50-60 feet in the near past.
The book also examines multiple factors in early foreign-language learning that are difficult to explore through empirical evidence, but which may be essential to effective and successful learning.
Many traits depend for their expression on multiple factors, that is, more than just a pair of them.
Shoumik Guha, a consumer, told ANI, "Rates have increased because of multiple factors.

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