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Factor

An event, circumstance, influence, or element that plays a part in bringing about a result.

A factor in a case contributes to its causation or outcome. In the area of Negligence law, the factors, or chain of causation, are important in determining whether liability ensues from a particular action done by the defendant.

factor

n. 1) a salesman who sells in his/her own name on behalf of others, taking a commission for services. 2) something that contributes to the result.

factor

(Commission merchant), noun agent, broker, commercial agent, delegate, deputy, envoy, interagent, manager, medium, middleman, one who sells for factorage, proctor, procurator, representative
Associated concepts: consignee, factors' lien

factor

(Ingredient), noun additive, agent, aid, aspect, cause, component, constituent, constitutive element, content, contributing force, determinant, element, elementary unit, feature, integral part, part, portion, segment, unit
See also: aspect, broker, cause, characteristic, component, constituent, dealer, deputy, determinant, element, feature, ingredient, member, part, plenipotentiary, portion, procurator, reason, represent, substitute

factor

1 a mercantile agent. An agent who is in the ordinary course of business entrusted with goods or documents of title representing goods with a view to their sale. A factor has a lien over goods entrusted to him; this lien covers any claims he may have against his principal arising out of the agency. Most factors will be mercantile agents (and have the powers of such) for the purposes of the Factors Act 1889. Under this Act, in certain circumstances a factor may pass a good title to goods entrusted to him.
2 an institution to whom a company assigns its book debts (see FACTORING).
3 in Scotland a landlord or superior's agent.
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Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) positive effects on muscle fiber degeneration and gait recovery after nerve lesion in MDX mice.
A pilot cohort study of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in the treatment of unresponsive thin endometrium resistant to standard therapies.
Neuroprotective effect of recombinant human granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in transient focal ischemia of mice.
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Comparison of outcome of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation with and without granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (lenograstim) donor-marrow priming in patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia.
Functional recovery of stroke rats induced by granulocyte colony-stimulating factor stimulated stem cells.
Recently reported cyclic changes in granulocyte colony-stimulating factor expression in the human follicle during the normal menstrual cycle (3) may be associated with our results, but the underlying mechanisms remain to be elucidated.
Stem cells were mobilized by using a combination of low-dose cyclophosphamide and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor.
9) There is in vitro evidence that these effects may be reversed by treatment with granulocyte colony-stimulating factor and interferon-[gamma].
Previous studies have shown that levels of the cytokines interleukin 6, interleukin 8, and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-GSF) are elevated in the amniotic fluid and cervical secretions of women with intrauterine infection, compared with those without infection, said Dr.
In patients with acute leukemia who have undergone HLA haplotype-mismatched stem cell transplantation, the administration of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) to hasten blood cell reconstitution may have more risks than benefits, according to researchers at the University of Perugia in Italy.

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