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multiple factor

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noun Genetics.
  1. polygene.

Origin of multiple factor

First recorded in 1910–15
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British Dictionary definitions for multiple factors

multiple factors

pl n
  1. genetics two or more genes that act as a unit, producing cumulative effects in the phenotype
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