Definition of Clotting factor

1. Noun. Any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation.




Medical Definition of Clotting factor

1. A group of chemical constituents of the blood (factors I to XIII) which interact to make the blood clot. (13 Nov 1997)

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Literary usage of Clotting factor

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1. Blood Supply: Transfusion-Associated Risks by Marcia G. Crosse (1999)
"... clotting factor concentrates, used to control bleeding in patients with clotting factor deficiencies, such as hemophilia; and specific immune globulins, ..."

2. Blood Supply: FDA Oversight and Remaining Issues of Safety edited by Marcia G. Crosse (1999)
"... used to treat shock; immune globulin, used to prevent certain infectious diseases and to treat deficiencies of protein; clotting factor concentrates, ..."

3. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"... ordinary transfusion of plasma was the only available means of replacing the patient's deficient clotting factor. Fresh or fresh-frozen plasma is still ..."

4. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1906)
"While hirudin, in the case of puppies at least, entirely obviates the clotting factor it introduces an equally fatal obstacle, ie, waterlogging of the ..."

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