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disorder

[dis′ȯrd·ər]
(crystallography)
Departures from regularity in the occupation of lattice sites in a crystal containing more than one element.
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Being complex and multifactorial disorder, heroin addicts require multi-level intervention strategies to address the biological, social and psychological elements of the disorder.
The etiological agent is not entirely responsible for pathological process, so demodicosis is a multifactorial disorder where genetic, immunology, cutaneous ecology, environment, bacteriology and parasitology intervene at various degrees.
The review of the available evidence suggests that burning mouth syndrome is a multifactorial disorder with a physiological basis.
We propose a simple model of a multifactorial disorder, with two genotypes and two levels of environmental exposure, and either additive or multiplicative interactions between them.
Diabetes mellitus type 1 is a multifactorial disorder that can lead to complications including renal failure.
Addiction is a complex and multifactorial disorder.
In summary, it is generally conceded that chronic external otitis is a multifactorial disorder.
The risk of inheriting a multifactorial disorder is lower than the risl of inheriting a single-gene disorder from an affected parent.
As the EHTN is a complex multifactorial disorder, so the raised blood pressure in such studies, could be either attributed to the other genes mainly or it is due to exposure to various environmental factors in causing blood pressure such as BMI.
Anamorelin is a new first-in-class, oral, once daily drug, presently in phase III for the treatment of anorexia-cachexia in NSCLC, a detrimental multifactorial disorder that affects more than 50 percent of people with cancer and in which systemic inflammation, reduced food intake and altered metabolism contribute to loss of muscle mass and reduction of body weight leading to reduced quality of life, functional impairment and decreased survival.

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