unit character

noun

: a natural character inherited on an all-or-none basis
especially : one dependent on the presence or absence of a single gene

Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unit character was in 1902

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Cite this Entry

“Unit character.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unit%20character. Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

Medical Definition

unit character

noun
: a natural character inherited on an all-or-none basis
especially : one dependent on the presence or absence of a single gene
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