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factor V

noun \-ˈfīv\

Medical Definition of FACTOR V

:  a globulin clotting factor that occurs in inactive form in blood plasma and that in its active form is one of the factors accelerating the formation of thrombin from prothrombin in the clotting of blood—called also accelerator globulin, labile factor, proaccelerin
April 19, 2015
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