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Definition of the noun coagulation factor
What does coagulation factor mean as a name of something?
- any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonym of coagulation factor: clotting factor
- more generic term: plasma protein = any of the proteins in blood plasma
- more specific terms:
- fibrinogen / factor I = a protein present in blood plasma
- prothrombin / factor II = a protein in blood plasma that is the inactive precursor of thrombin
- thromboplastin / thrombokinase / factor III = an enzyme liberated from blood platelets that converts prothrombin into thrombin as blood starts to clot
- calcium ion / factor IV = ion of calcium
- prothrombin accelerator / accelerator factor / proaccelerin / factor V = a coagulation factor
- cothromboplastin / stable factor / proconvertin / factor VII = a coagulation factor formed in the kidney under the influence of vitamin K
- Christmas factor / factor IX = coagulation factor whose absence is associated with hemophilia B
- prothrombinase / factor X = coagulation factor that is converted to an enzyme that converts prothrombin to thrombin in a reaction that depends on calcium ions and other coagulation factors
- plasma thromboplastin antecedent / factor XI = coagulation factor whose deficiency results in a hemorrhagic tendency
- Hageman factor / factor XII = coagulation factor whose deficiency results in prolongation of clotting time of venous blood
- factor XIII / fibrinase = in the clotting of blood thrombin catalyzes factor XIII into its active form (fibrinase) which causes fibrin to form a stable clot
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Encyclopedia of Cancer (2011)
by Manfred Schwab
Estrogen Receptor Coagulation Factor ll Receptor > Proteinase—Activated Receptor-1 Coagulation Factor ll Receptor-like 1 > Proteinase—Activated Receptor 2 Coagulation Factor ll Receptor-like 2 > Proteinase—Activated Receptor ...
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
factor IX, a coagulation factor present in normal plasma but deficient in the blood of people with haemophilia B. Also called ...
by Carol Ann Rinzler
antihemophillic factor/HemofilTM coagulation factor missing in hemophilia A • factor IX: coagulation factor missing in hemophilia B • factor X: prothrombinase, coagulation factor associated with thrombin • factor XI: thromboplastin antecedent , ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
A plasma coagulation factor, a component of the contact system that is absorbed from plasma and serum by glass and ...
by Chris Brooker
factor V Leiden a genetic abnormality of factor V (a blood coagulation factor), which results in failure of one of the system's inbuilt antithrombotic safety mechanisms. The abnormality is found in 3–5% of populations in ...
A Dictionary of Nursing (2014)
by Market House Books
a coagulation factor normally present in the blood. Deficiency of the factor results in haemophilia B. Factor VIII (antihaemophilic factor, AHF) [fak-ter] n. a coagulation factor normally present in blood. Deficiency of ...
1, adsorbed coagulation factor V from the plasma. platelet f. 2, an accelerator of the thrombin-fibrinogen reaction. platelet f.
by Michael B. Brodin
Activated clotting time Bleeding time Capillary fragility test Clot lysis time Coagulation factor screen Fibrin split products Fibrinogen Partial thromboplastin time Plasminogen Platelet ...
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