• Definition for "antihemophilic factor"
    • A protein material in bloodstream plasma that participates…
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antihemophilic factor definition

  • noun:
    • A protein material in bloodstream plasma that participates in and is necessary for the blood-clotting process. Most cases of hemophilia are caused by a deficiency of the factor. Also called antihemophilic globulin, factor VIII.
    • a coagulation element (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia A
    • A protein material in bloodstream plasma that participates in and is necessary for the blood-clotting procedure. Many cases of hemophilia are due to a deficiency of this aspect. Also called antihemophilic globulin, factor VIII.
    • a coagulation aspect (trade name Hemofil) whose lack is of hemophilia A
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