1.Definition: (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity
"Genes were formerly called factors"
"Jealousy was a component of his character", "Two constituents of a musical composition are melody and harmony", "The grammatical elements of a sentence", "A key factor in her success", "Humor: an effective ingredient of a speech"
6.Definition: anything that contributes causally to a result
"A number of factors determined the outcome"Category: General
"What are the 4 factors of 6?"
Related Noun(s):divisorCategory: General