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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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Hormones and related substances: Erythropoietin, human growth hormone, insulinlike growth factors, mechano growth factors, gonadotrophins, insulin, corticotrophins
Potential role of insulinlike growth factors in fracture healing.
Insulinlike growth factors "seem to be really important in controlling satellite cell function," Peterson says.
Estrogen helps modulate the body's production of a hormone, insulinlike growth factor 1 (IGF-1), that is important for muscle growth and development, Rosen notes.
Lentropin, a protein that controls lens fiber formation, is related functionally and immunologically to the insulinlike growth factors. Proc.