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Synonyms for factor

Synonyms for factor

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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No antinuclear factor or circulating immune complex was detected.
Patients with an inflammatory arthritis who do not fulfil the criteria for an SpA and in whom the HLA B27 and serological tests such as antinuclear factor, rheumatoid factor and anti-CCP antibodies are negative, are classified as having HIV-associated arthritis.
Finally, autoimmunity screening for antinuclear factor (ANF), rheumatoid factor, and antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody also yielded negative results.
Use of a term like antinuclear factor for ANA indicates a lack of awareness of the appropriate use and interpretation of the test.
SLE was diagnosed on the basis of 10 predetermined clinical and laboratory features including fever, joint symptoms, rash, weight loss, splenomegaly, pleurisy, pericarditis, peak ESR, peak antinuclear factor titer, and lowest hemoglobin.