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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

Synonyms for factor

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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Therefore, although nasal polyposis is a multifactorial disease with several different etiologic factors, chronic persistent inflammation is undoubtedly a major factor, irrespective of the etiology.
Etiologic factors are an important warning for the clinitian in terms of physical abuse (3).
In this report, nine infants with methe-moglobinemia are presented and the etiologic factors are discussed.
While the causal relationship between obesity and FM remains unknown, there are some etiologic factors in common.
If one studies these different diseases and searches for etiologic factors, it becomes clear that sanitation or more appropriately, the lack thereof, Invariably has played a major role in their spread.
Yet when factoring in an illness such as bipolar disorder and other comorbid disorders such as attention-deficit/hyper-activity disorder (ADHD), formulating treatment plans becomes more complicated and requires strict attention to multiple etiologic factors.
While depression is a condition with multiple etiologic factors, most can be encompassed in an interactive model--depression occurs when a vulnerable child interacts with a stressful environment.
WHAT ARE THE ETIOLOGIC FACTORS THAT LEAD TO ADIPOCYTE DYSFUNCTION, AND HENCE TO HIV-ASSOCIATED LIPODYSTROPHY?
Coverage includes an overview of conduct disorder, including its characteristics, incidence and prevalence rates, and etiologic factors, followed by the case of Michael, a composite portrait of a 13-year-old boy developed by the authors based on the hundreds of patients they have seen in their practices.
The current market has several products which act on acne by targeting different etiologic factors involved in the development of acne.
The known etiologic factors include antecedent radiation exposure and Paget disease of bone.
Forty-seven English-language articles failed to mention attachment and gave minimal attention to trauma, maltreatment, parenting, and family dynamics as etiologic factors.
But looking beyond these common culprits and analyzing combined etiologic factors on a case-by-case basis may be necessary, emphasized Dr.
The reported etiologic factors are damage to the portal vein and mesenteric veins during operation, hypercoagulability (protein C, protein S, AT1II deficiency, etc.