Multiple-factors meaning

Multiple factors is a genetic term referring to two or more pairs of allelic genes that act as a unit and affect a part of a person's characteristics.

An example of multiple factors is a set of four pairs of genes that influence a person's skin color.

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A series of two or more pairs of allelic genes, considered to act as a single unit with a cumulative effect in the transmission of certain characters, such as size, pigmentation, etc.
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