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We can make no statements about the Mendelian inheritance of such a trait until it is factored into its units.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "agent, deputy," from Middle French facteur "agent, representative," from Latin factor "doer or maker," agent noun from past participle stem of facere "to do" (see factitious). Sense of "circumstance producing a result" is from 1816.

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