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factor VIII

noun \-ˈāt\

Definition of FACTOR VIII

:  a glycoprotein clotting factor of blood plasma that is essential for blood clotting and is absent or inactive in hemophilia —called also antihemophilic factor

First Known Use of FACTOR VIII

1954

factor VIII

noun \-ˈāt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FACTOR VIII

:  a glycoprotein clotting factor of blood plasma that is essential for blood clotting and is absent or inactive in hemophilia—called also antihemophilic factor, thromboplastinogen

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