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 A —called also antihemophilic factor

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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