Try Our Apps


Gobble up these 8 terms for eating

Christmas factor

noun, Biochemistry.
a blood constituent necessary for clotting, the absence of which is characterized by a hemophilialike condition.
Also called factor IX, plasma thromboplastic component.
Origin of Christmas factor Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
christmas-factor in Medicine

Christmas factor n.
See factor IX.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for christmas

Scrabble Words With Friends