factor VIII
noun Date: 1954 a glycoprotein clotting factor of blood plasma that is essential for blood clotting and is absent or inactive in hemophilia — called also antihemophilic factor

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  • factor VIII — Factor de la coagulación presente en el plasma normal, pero que es deficitario en la sangre de los hemofílicos tipo A. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • factor VIII — n. an inherited plasma protein that is usually defective or missing in hemophiliacs, needed to stop excessive internal bleeding * * * …   Universalium

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  • factor VIII. — n. biochem. an enzyme of blood plasma that is essential to normal blood clotting: lacking or deficient in hemophiliacs • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • factor VIII — n. an inherited plasma protein that is usually defective or missing in hemophiliacs, needed to stop excessive internal bleeding …   English World dictionary

  • Factor VIII — Coagulation factor VIII, procoagulant component PDB rendering based on 1d7p …   Wikipedia

  • Factor VIII — Factor antihemofílico A (también AHF, AHG, Cofactor plaquetar I, Globulina antihemofílica, Tromboplastinógeno, o Factor trombopl ástico plasmático A) …   Diccionario de siglas médicas y otras abreviaturas

  • factor VIII — noun a coagulation factor (trade name Hemofil) whose absence is associated with hemophilia A • Syn: ↑antihemophilic factor, ↑antihaemophilic factor, ↑antihemophilic globulin, ↑antihaemophilic globulin, ↑Hemofil • Usage Domain: ↑trade name …   Useful english dictionary

  • Factor VIII — antihaemophilic factor a coagulation factor normally present in blood. Deficiency of the factor, which is inherited by males from their mothers, results in haemophilia A. See also: von Willebrand s disease …   The new mediacal dictionary

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