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one of the individual entities contributing to a whole

one of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

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one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

an independent variable in statistics

be a contributing factor

consider as relevant when making a decision

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The biological factors implicated in this difference focus on the role of reproductive hormones.
When these respondents were asked more specifically about their views of the causal influence of biological factors in psychoses, however, more than 87 percent agreed that "biological factors play an important part in causing most psychoses.
There are then six pair combinations for comparison of the four biological factors in terms of fold-change findings; if one is not interested in all comparisons, she or he may need to investigate a smaller number of comparisons.
Bernice Wong, editor of the Learning Disability Quarterly, invited this special issue in response to the growing interest in the biological factors in language and learning differences.
A second proposed and perhaps less well-known goal of treating PHI is to alter the epidemic spread of HIV infection by treating patients during a time when, because of biological factors and behavioral patterns, they may be highly infectious and likely to spread the virus to others.
This ideology stated that only cultural factors were significant in determining human behaviour, biological factors were irrelevant.
An illness mainly caused by biological factors affected an individual's interpersonal relationships and his or her self-image.
His most important contribution, however, was in steering our country's gerontology research towards two questions: "What are the underlying biological factors that produce what we perceive as aging?
Heredity, other biological factors, stressful life events, and thinking in a way that exaggerates relatively normal bodily reactions are all believed to play a role in the onset of panic disorder.
As these studies suggest, the experience of disease is conditioned as much by cultural as by biological factors.
Behavioral and social factors are important contributors to health and illness, frequently interact with biological factors to influence health outcomes, and represent critical avenues for treatment and prevention.
On the other hand, if alcohol dependency is viewed as a product of social and biological factors, then according to the Fair Opportunity Rule, they would receive additional benefits to counterbalance these disadvantages determined by the lottery of life.
Most of the East is a tremendous environmental success story, and there are really no biological factors to stop cougars from succeeding," said Dr.
It is indisputably the case that biological factors do predispose to violence.
Following an introduction the text divides into twelve chapters with titles: Assessment of an operation; Establishment and implementation of HACCP; Buildings; Sanitation; Personnel; Micro-organisms - an outline of their structure; Biological factors underlying food safety, preservation and stability; Insights into microbiological control methods; Pathogenicity and pathogen profiles; Spoilage - including enzymes and their importance; Aspects of microbiological safety in food preservation technologies; and Criteria for ingredients and finished products.
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