What is BIOLOGICAL FACTOR?

n. Anything which affects the function and behavior of a living organism. Internally, this factor can be a physical, physiological, chemical, neurological, or genetic condition which causes a psychological effect. Biological factors are seen as the primary determinants of human behavior. See biological determinism.

BIOLOGICAL FACTOR: "The synthesis of of DNA, protein, and other living material in the body can be considered a biological factor."

Link to This Definition

Did you find this definition of BIOLOGICAL FACTOR helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Edited and fact checked by Pam: Google +