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Descriptor in English: Multifactorial Inheritance
Descriptor in Spanish: Herencia Multifactorial
Descriptor in Portuguese: Herança Multifatorial
Descriptor in French: Hérédité multifactorielle
Entry term(s): Character, Polygenic
Characters, Polygenic
Complex Inheritance
Complex Trait
Complex Traits
Inheritance, Complex
Inheritance, Multifactorial
Inheritance, Multigenic
Inheritance, Oligogenic
Inheritance, Polygenic
Multigenic Inheritance
Multigenic Trait
Multigenic Traits
Oligogenic Inheritance
Oligogenic Trait
Oligogenic Traits
Polygenic Character
Polygenic Characters
Polygenic Inheritance
Polygenic Trait
Polygenic Traits
Trait, Complex
Trait, Multigenic
Trait, Oligogenic
Trait, Polygenic
Traits, Complex
Traits, Multigenic
Traits, Oligogenic
Traits, Polygenic
Tree number(s): G05.420.590
Scope note: A pattern of inheritance of a trait that includes the contributions from more than one gene.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 99
See also the descriptors: Epistasis, Genetic MeSH
Genes, Modifier MeSH
Quantitative Trait, Heritable MeSH
DeCS UI: 33910
Descriptor UI: D020412
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2017/12/13
Multifactorial Inheritance - Preferred
Concept UI M0030067
Scope note A pattern of inheritance of a trait that includes the contributions from more than one gene.
Preferred term Multifactorial Inheritance
Entry term(s) Complex Inheritance
Inheritance, Complex
Inheritance, Multifactorial
Inheritance, Multigenic
Inheritance, Oligogenic
Inheritance, Polygenic
Multigenic Inheritance
Oligogenic Inheritance
Polygenic Inheritance
Polygenic Traits - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000636590
Preferred term Polygenic Traits
Entry term(s) Complex Trait
Complex Traits
Multigenic Trait
Multigenic Traits
Oligogenic Trait
Oligogenic Traits
Polygenic Trait
Trait, Complex
Trait, Multigenic
Trait, Oligogenic
Trait, Polygenic
Traits, Complex
Traits, Multigenic
Traits, Oligogenic
Traits, Polygenic
Polygenic Characters - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000636591
Preferred term Polygenic Characters
Entry term(s) Character, Polygenic
Characters, Polygenic
Polygenic Character



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