factor V

noun \ -ˈfīv \

Definition of factor V

:a clotting factor produced primarily in the liver that circulates in an inactive form in blood plasma and in its activated form combines with factor X on the surface of platelets to accelerate the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin

First Known Use of factor v

1947


Medical Dictionary

factor V

noun \ -ˈfīv \

medical Definition of factor V

:a globulin clotting factor produced primarily in the liver that circulates in an inactive form in blood plasma and in its activated form combines with factor X on the surface of platelets to accelerate the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin called also accelerator globulin, labile factor, proaccelerin

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