clotting factor


clotting factor
noun
any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation
Syn: ↑coagulation factor
Hypernyms: ↑plasma protein
Hyponyms:

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ˈclotting factor 7 [clotting factor] noun countable, uncountable (biology)
any of the substances in the blood which help it to ↑clot (= become thick and form lumps)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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