bethesda unit

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Bethesda unit Be·thes·da unit (bə-thěz'də)
n.
A measure of inhibitor activity expressed as the amount of inhibitor that will inactivate 50 percent or 0.5 unit of a coagulation factor during a given incubation period.

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