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factor VIII

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noun \-ˈāt\

Definition of factor VIII

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



1954

First Known Use of factor viii

1954


Medical Dictionary

factor VIII

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noun \-ˈāt\

Medical Definition of factor VIII

  1. :  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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