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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.
Further, it is somewhat precarious to conclude that a possible risk factor is not consequential when it moves in a different direction than a multifactorial disorder such as schizophrenia.
According to the company, IBS-D is a multifactorial disorder marked by recurrent abdominal pain or discomfort and diarrhea that affects as many as 15m adult Americans.
This problem is a multifactorial disorder which most of the time has a chronic, relapsing and remitting circle.
Multifactorial Disorder: It results from an interaction of one or more genes with one or more environmental factors.
ASD is a highly multifactorial disorder. In this multifactorial context, many other for the moment unknown genetic factors as well as many non-determined environmental factors modifying the expression of these genes over the time could exist.
Serious problems--a Mendelian disorder, a multifactorial disorder, or a major chromosomal abnormality--affect 2%-3% of all births.
Anamorelin is a new first-in-class, oral, once daily drug, currently in phase III for the treatment of anorexia-cachexia in NSCLC, a detrimental multifactorial disorder that affects over 50% 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.
Perez and Garcia (16) state that it is a multifactorial disorder integrated by symptoms usually grouped into affective (low mood, sadness, discouragement), cognitive symptoms (negative thoughts of oneself and of the future, low self esteem, hopelessness y remorse), behavioral symptoms (withdrawal from social activities, reduction of habitual behaviors, slowness in walking and talking, motor agitation) and physical symptoms (related to appetite, sleep, and generally, lack of energy).
Venous thromboembolism is a multifactorial disorder. As the majority of our patients with confirmed diagnosis of SPS had other well known thrombophilic conditions, SPS in these patients should be interpreted as a contributing factor for development of thrombosis.
The review of the available evidence suggests that burning mouth syndrome is a multifactorial disorder with a physiological basis.

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