factor XII

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factor XII n.
A factor in the clotting of blood, a deficiency of which results in prolonged clotting time for venous blood. Also called Hageman factor.

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factor xii

noun
coagulation factor whose deficiency results in prolongation of clotting time of venous blood [syn: Hageman factor
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