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(of an inherited characteristic or disorder) dependent on a single gene.
- ‘That trial used a unifactorial model for risk prediction and was undertaken before the introduction of statins.’
- ‘In other studies we found that, as expected, the multifactorial scales had lower internal consistency estimates than did unifactorial measures such as the Anxiety and Loneliness scales.’
- ‘Table 1 shows the patients' demographic characteristics, 30 day postoperative mortality, unifactorial and multifactorial analysis.’
- ‘Continuous variables were grouped into subcategories, and unifactorial logistic regression was used to compare these with a reference level.’
- ‘Although preliminary investigations suggested a unifactorial measure of thought suppression, recent analyses point to the presence of two factors: actual thought suppression; and lack of control over thoughts.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.