any one of a group of substances, including factor VIII, the presence of which in the blood is essential for blood clotting to occur Also called coagulation factor
clotting factor n.
Any of various plasma components involved in the clotting of blood, including fibrinogen, prothrombin, thromboplastin, and calcium ion. Also called coagulation factor.
Any of various components of plasma involved in the coagulation of blood, including fibrinogen, prothrombin, and calcium ions. Hereditary deficiency of clotting factors can cause coagulation disorders such as hemophilia.
[klot-ee] /ˈklɒt i/ adjective, clottier, clottiest. 1. full of clots. 2. tending to clot.
[kloh-cher] /ˈkloʊ tʃər/ U.S. Parliamentary Procedure noun 1. a method of a debate and causing an immediate vote to be taken on the question. verb (used with or without object), clotured, cloturing. 2. to (a debate) by cloture. /ˈkləʊtʃə/ noun 1. closure in the US Senate verb 2. (transitive) to end (debate) in the US […]
[kloo] /klu/ noun 1. a major point of interest or attention.
[kloud] /klaʊd/ noun 1. a visible collection of particles of water or ice suspended in the air, usually at an elevation above the earth’s surface. 2. any similar mass, especially of smoke or dust. 3. a dim or obscure area in something otherwise clear or transparent. 4. a patch or spot differing in color from […]