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1. intrinsic

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtrɪnsɪk'] belonging to a thing by its very nature.

Synonyms

  • inbuilt
  • inner
  • intimate
  • intrinsical
  • essential
  • constitutional
  • integral
  • unalienable
  • built-in
  • inalienable
  • internal

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • extrinsic
  • outer
  • peripheral

Etymology

  • intrinsecus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Intrinsic Factor

  • refractor
  • detractor
  • compactor
  • tractor
  • schlachter
  • reactor
  • schachter
  • pachter
  • lacter
  • akhtar

Example sentences of the word intrinsic-factor


1. Noun Phrase
Balancing each of these extrinsic and intrinsic factors in a classroom or work setting is important.

2. Noun Phrase
The amount of intrinsic factor limits the rate at which B12 can enter the blood stream.

3.
Noun Phrase
Pernicious anemia is a form of megaloblastic anemia caused by your stomach not making
intrinsic factor.

4.
Noun Phrase
The goal is determined by different influences, including extrinsic and
intrinsic factor**s, which may contradict each other.

2. intrinsic

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈtrɪnsɪk'] situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts.

Antonyms

  • explicit

Etymology

  • intrinsecus (Latin)

3. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] anything that contributes causally to a result.

Synonyms

  • unknown quantity
  • RF
  • wild card
  • releasing factor
  • releasing hormone
  • cause
  • fundamental
  • parameter

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • outside

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

4. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] an abstract part of something.

Synonyms

  • be all and end all
  • plot element
  • part
  • element
  • be-all and end-all
  • ingredient
  • component
  • division
  • section
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

5. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer.

Synonyms

  • common measure
  • equivalent-binary-digit factor
  • prime factor
  • common divisor
  • whole number
  • divisor
  • common factor

Antonyms

  • curve
  • Cryptogamia
  • Phanerogamae
  • construction

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

6. factor

verb. ['ˈfæktɝ'] resolve into factors.

Synonyms

  • reckon
  • compute
  • factor out
  • calculate
  • work out
  • factor in
  • figure
  • cipher

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • dissuade
  • unimportant
  • incidental

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

7. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission.

Synonyms

  • businessperson
  • underwriter
  • investment banker
  • agent
  • travel agent
  • real estate broker
  • insurance broker
  • securities firm
  • general agent
  • insurance agent
  • auctioneer
  • syndic
  • land agent
  • house agent
  • ship broker
  • bourgeois
  • broker
  • brokerage
  • stockbroker
  • estate agent
  • real estate agent

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • join
  • connect
  • attach

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

8. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] an independent variable in statistics.

Synonyms

  • independent variable

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • socialistic

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

9. factor

verb. ['ˈfæktɝ'] be a contributing factor.

Synonyms

  • bring
  • lend
  • bestow
  • contribute
  • add

Antonyms

  • subtract
  • decode
  • esteem
  • respect

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)

10. factor

noun. ['ˈfæktɝ'] (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.

Synonyms

  • homeotic gene
  • polygene
  • proto-oncogene
  • Y-linked gene
  • genetic marker
  • suppressor gene
  • transforming gene
  • nonallele
  • modifier gene
  • mutant gene
  • cistron
  • recessive gene
  • oncogene
  • gene
  • DNA
  • deoxyribonucleic acid
  • regulator gene
  • dominant gene
  • chromosome
  • lethal gene
  • X-linked gene
  • repressor gene
  • structural gene
  • suppresser
  • regulatory gene
  • linked genes
  • suppresser gene
  • modifier
  • allele
  • linkage group
  • transgene
  • sequence
  • allelomorph
  • operator gene
  • desoxyribonucleic acid
  • suppressor

Antonyms

  • exon
  • special agent
  • general agent
  • buy

Etymology

  • factor (Latin)
  • facio (Latin)
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