factor VII

noun
\ -ˈsev-ən, -ˈseb-ᵊm How to pronounce factor VII (audio) \

Medical Definition of factor VII

: a clotting factor in normal blood that is formed in the kidney under the influence of vitamin K and may be deficient due to a hereditary disorder or to a vitamin K deficiency

called also autoprothrombin I, cothromboplastin, proconvertin, stable factor

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“Factor VII.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/factor%20VII. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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