Definition of Factor x

1. Noun. Coagulation factor that is converted to an enzyme that converts prothrombin to thrombin in a reaction that depends on calcium ions and other coagulation factors.

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

Medical Definition of Factor x

1. Storage-stable glycoprotein blood coagulation factor that can be activated to factor xa by both the intrinsic and extrinsic pathways. A deficiency of factor x, sometimes called stuart-prower factor deficiency, may lead to a systemic coagulation disorder. Chemical name: Blood-coagulation factor X (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Factor X

factor out
factor space
factor spaces
factor v
factor va
factor vii
factor viia
factor viiia
factor x (current term)
factor x deficiency
factor xa
factor xi
factor xi deficiency
factor xia
factor xii
factor xii deficiency
factor xiia
factor xiii
factor xiii deficiency

Literary usage of Factor x

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Higher Algebra: A Sequel to Elementary Algebra for Schools by Henry Sinclair Hall, Samuel Ratcliffe Knight (1894)
"From the foregoing proof we see that if f(x) contains a factor (x - a)', then f (x) contains a factor (x — a)'~l ', and thus f(x) and f'(x) have a common ..."

2. Elementary Theory of Equations by Leonard Eugene Dickson (1914)
"In general, if /(x) has the factor (x — a)m, but not the factor (x — a)m+1, ... If /(x) and/'(x) have the common factor (x — a)"1"1, but not (ai'— a)m, ..."

3. First Course in the Theory of Equations by Leonard Eugene Dickson (1922)
"Since (11) has the factor (x- a)"1~1, we have /'(a) = 0, . . . , /""-1)(a) = 0. Since also /(x) has the factor xa, evidently /(a) = 0. ..."

4. School Algebra by George Wentworth, David Eugene Smith (1913)
"Summarizing these cases we have the following : x" + y" never has a factor x — y; x" — y" always has a factor x— y; x" + y" has a factor x + у when n is odd ..."

5. A College Algebra by Henry Burchard Fine (1904)
"B = z* + 2 z8 + 3 a;2 + 2 x obviously have the common factor x. Removing it we have x8 + x2 + 2 x + 2 and as» + 2x2 + 3x + 2, whose HCF we have just found ..."

6. Theory and Applications of Finite Groups by George Abram Miller, Hans Frederick Blichfeldt, Leonard Eugene Dickson (1916)
"For, if it were reducible, it would have a linear factor x—a/b, where a and b are relatively prime integers, of which b may be taken to be positive. ..."

7. Elementary Algebra by Henry Sinclair Hall, Samuel Ratcliffe Knight (1895)
"Write x + h in the place of x; thus In this identity, by equating the coefficients of h, we have Thus f(x) contains the factor x — a repeated r — 1 times; ..."

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