Definition of Hageman factor

1. Noun. Coagulation factor whose deficiency results in prolongation of clotting time of venous blood.

Exact synonyms: Factor Xii
Generic synonyms: Clotting Factor, Coagulation Factor



Medical Definition of Hageman factor

1. Stable blood coagulation factor activated by contact with the subendothelial surface of an injured vessel. Along with prekallikrein, it serves as the contact factor that initiates the intrinsic pathway of blood coagulation. Kallikrein activates factor xii to xiia. Deficiency of factor xii, also called the hageman trait, leads to increased incidence of thromboembolic disease. Chemical name: Blood-coagulation factor XII (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hageman Factor

Haemulon malanurum
Haemulon parra
Haenel's symptom
Haff disease
Haffkine's vaccine
Hafidh
Hafnia
Haftarah
Haftorah
Hag.
Hagada
Haganah
Hagar
Hagedorn needle
Hageman
Hageman factor
Hageman factor assay
Hagemann factor
Hagerstown
Haggada
Haggadah
Haggai
Hagia Sophia
Hagiographa
Haglund's deformity
Haglund's disease
Hagueite
Hagueites
Hagåtña
Hahira

Literary usage of Hageman factor

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1. Neither Created Nor Evolved: Living Joyously Without a Creator by Walter Prytulak (2001)
"How complex the system is can be gleaned from the following passage appearing in his book: "When an animal is cut, a protein called bound hageman factor ..."

2. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... 162, 392 phospholipase action on low density lipoprotein, 160, 324 plasma comparative studies of hageman factor in plasmas by immunological techniques, ..."

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