a sex-determining chromosome or gene.
Also called F factor, fertility factor . a plasmid in certain bacteria that enables transfer of genetic material from a donor cell to a recipient by conjugation, resulting in recombination.
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How to use sex factor in a sentence
So you were concerned about the sex factor, with the level of sexuality she was portraying?Britney Spears’s ‘…Baby One More Time’ Turns 15: The Making of an Iconic Music Video | Kevin Fallon | October 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
His fifth novel, Simon Cowell: The sex factor , a satire, will be published by Legend Press (UK) on April 30.
It follows from this that we are unable as yet to locate the sex factor or factors in the X chromosome.Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila | Thomas Hunt Morgan
Because it leaves out the common sex-factor; the one that is shared alike by the Fidelias and the Joans and all the rest of us.The Price | Francis Lynde