unifactorial

[ yoo-nuh-fak-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr- ]
/ ˌyu nə fækˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /

adjective Genetics.

of or relating to a single gene.
of a phenotypic character controlled by a single gene.

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Origin of unifactorial

First recorded in 1930–35; uni- + factor + -ial
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