clotting factor


clotting factor

noun

Definition of CLOTTING FACTOR

:  any of several plasma components (as fibrinogen, prothrombin, and thromboplastin) that are involved in the clotting of blood — compare factor VIII

First Known Use of CLOTTING FACTOR

1960

clot·ting factor

noun \ˈklät-iŋ-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CLOTTING FACTOR

: any of several plasma components (as fibrinogen, prothrombin, and thromboplastin) that are involved in the clotting of blood—see factor viii, plasma thromboplastin antecedent, transglutaminase; compare factor v, factor vii, factor ix, factor x, factor xii, factor xiii

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