Definition of Accelerator factor

1. Noun. A coagulation factor.




Medical Definition of Accelerator factor

1. Heat- and storage-labile plasma glycoprotein which accelerates the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin in blood coagulation. Factor v accomplishes this by forming a complex with factor xa, phospholipid, and calcium (prothrombinase complex). Deficiency of factor v leads to owren's disease. Chemical name: Blood-coagulation factor V (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Accelerator factor

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1. Trade Measures in Multilateral Environmental Agreements by Oecd (1999)
"The trade measures build in an accelerator factor, that is the more countries become Parties, the bigger the incentive to join, as the aggregate size of the ..."

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