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clotting factor

noun

Definition of clotting factor

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



1960

First Known Use of clotting factor

1960


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clotting factor

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noun clot·ting factor \ˈklät-iŋ-\

Medical Definition of clotting factor

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




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