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multiple factors

noun, Genetics.
1.
a series of two or more pairs of genes responsible for the development of complex, quantitative characters, as size or yield.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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British Dictionary definitions for multiple-factors

multiple factors

plural noun
1.
(genetics) two or more genes that act as a unit, producing cumulative effects in the phenotype
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