factor X

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noun \-ˈten\

Definition of factor X

  1. :  a clotting factor that is produced primarily in the liver under the influence of vitamin K and in its activated form is a proteolytic enzyme that converts prothrombin to thrombin in a reaction dependent on calcium ions and phospholipids and accelerated by factor V

1954

First Known Use of factor x

1954


Medical Dictionary

factor X

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noun \-ˈten\

Medical Definition of factor X

  1. :  a clotting factor that is produced primarily in the liver under the influence of vitamin K and in its activated form is a proteolytic enzyme that converts prothrombin to thrombin in a reaction dependent on calcium ions and phospholipids and accelerated by factor V—called also Stuart-Prower factor


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