Types of Polygenic disorders

Most genetic disorders, however, are "multifactorial inheritance disorders," meaning they are caused by a combination of inherited mutations in multiple genes, often acting together with environmental factors. Examples of such diseases include many commonly-occurring diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes, which are present in many people in different populations around the world.

Source: NHGRI (NIH)1

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  1. Source: NHGRI (NIH): genome.gov/ 19016930/ faq-about-genetic-disorders/ 

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