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noun, Genetics.

multifactorial inheritance mul·ti·fac·to·ri·al inheritance (mŭl’tĭ-fāk-tôr’ē-əl)
Inheritance involving many factors, of which at least one is genetic but none is of overwhelming importance, as in the causation of a disease by multiple genetic and environmental factors.


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