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Descriptor English:   Causality 
Descriptor Spanish:   Causalidad 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Causalidade 
Synonyms English:   Causalities
Causalities, Multifactorial
Causality, Multifactorial
Causation, Multiple
Causations, Multiple
Enabling Factor
Enabling Factors
Factor, Enabling
Factor, Predisposing
Factor, Reinforcing
Factors, Enabling
Factors, Predisposing
Factors, Reinforcing
Multifactorial Causalities
Multifactorial Causality
Multiple Causation
Multiple Causations
Predisposing Factor
Predisposing Factors
Reinforcing Factor
Reinforcing Factors  
Tree Number:   HP6.023
Definition English:   The relating of causes to the effects they produce. Causes are termed necessary when they must always precede an effect and sufficient when they initiate or produce an effect. Any of several factors may be associated with the potential disease causation or outcome, including predisposing factors, enabling factors, precipitating factors, reinforcing factors, and risk factors. 
Indexing Annotation English:   an epidemiological concept: do not confuse with the cause of a disease ( = /etiol); IM general only; coordinate NIM with disease /epidemiol, not /etiol
History Note English:   90 
Record Number:   28600 
Unique Identifier:   D015984 

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