(med) another name for clotting factor
coagulation factor n.
See clotting factor.
[verb koh-ag-yuh-leyt; adjective koh-ag-yuh-lit, -leyt] /verb koʊˈæg yəˌleɪt; adjective koʊˈæg yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt/ verb (used with or without object), coagulated, coagulating. 1. to change from a fluid into a thickened mass; curdle; congeal: Let the pudding stand two hours until it coagulates. 2. Biology. (of blood) to form a clot. 3. Physical Chemistry. (of colloidal […]
/kəʊˈbiːə/ noun 1. any climbing shrub of the tropical American genus Cobaea, esp C. scandens, grown for its large trumpet-shaped purple or white flowers: family Polemoniaceae
[koh-bawlt] /ˈkoʊ bɔlt/ noun 1. a silver-white metallic element with a faint pinkish tinge, occurring in compounds whose silicates afford important blue coloring substances for ceramics. Symbol: Co; atomic weight: 58.933; atomic number: 27; specific gravity: 8.9 at 20°C. /ˈkəʊbɔːlt/ noun 1. a brittle hard silvery-white element that is a ferromagnetic metal: occurs principally in […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a radioactive isotope of cobalt having a mass number of 60 and a half-life of 5.2 years, used chiefly in radiotherapy. cobalt 60 [(koh-bawlt)] A radioactive isotope produced when neutrons bombard atoms of the element cobalt. Note: Cobalt 60 is a common substance used in radiation therapy for cancer.