unit factor

noun Biology.
a gene; a sequence of nucleotides that functions as the hereditary unit for a single character.
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unit factor
 
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genetics the gene responsible for the inheritance of a unit character

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Economic indicator of technical progress and unit factor costs.
The equilibrium condition is derived from profit maximization and makes the planned price level a markup over unit factor costs.
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