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unit factor

noun, Biology
1.
a gene; a sequence of nucleotides that functions as the hereditary unit for a single 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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unit factor

noun
1.
(genetics) the gene responsible for the inheritance of a unit character
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