antihemophilic factor
noun Date: 1947 factor VIII

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  • antihemophilic factor — an·ti·he·mo·phil·ic factor or chiefly Brit an·ti·hae·mo·phil·ic factor .hē mə .fil ik n FACTOR VIII * * * (AHF) 1. f. VIII, see under coagulation f s. 2. a preparation of factor VIII used in the treatment of hemophilia A, including preparations… …   Medical dictionary

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

  • antihemophilic factor — /an tee hee meuh fil ik, hem euh /, Biochem. a protein that is essential to normal blood clotting and is lacking or deficient in persons having hemophilia A. Abbr.: AHF Also called factor VIII. [1945 50; ANTI + HEMOPHILIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • antihemophilic factor (human) — antihemophilic f. (def. 3) …   Medical dictionary

  • antihemophilic factor (porcine) — a highly purified sterile freeze dried concentrate of porcine coagulation factor VIII obtained from porcine plasma; it is less antigenic than human factor VIII and is used in the treatment of hemophilia A in patients with circulatory antibodies… …   Medical dictionary

  • antihemophilic factor (recombinant) — a sterile, purified, concentrate produced by recombinant technology using cultured hamster cell lines that have been transfected with a gene for human coagulation factor VIII, and having biological activity comparable to that of plasma derived… …   Medical dictionary

  • antihemophilic factor A — f. VIII; see under coagulation f s …   Medical dictionary

  • antihemophilic factor B — f. IX; see under coagulation f s …   Medical dictionary

  • antihemophilic factor C — f. XI; see under coagulation f s …   Medical dictionary

  • cryoprecipitated antihemophilic factor — [USP] a sterile, frozen concentrate of antihemophilic factor prepared from the coagulation factor VIII–rich cryoprotein fraction of human venous plasma; used for autologous replacement of factor VIII in patients with hemophilia A and for the… …   Medical dictionary

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