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Search Results for: extrinsic pathway

Extrinsic pathway

Definition noun (1) (hematology) One of the two initial pathways for the conversion of the prothrombin to thrombin in the... Read More

Prothrombin

Definition noun A blood clotting factor that when activated converts into thrombin (factor IIa), which in turn activates... Read More

Factor IV

Definition noun Any of the calcium ions that serve as a factor in blood coagulation Supplement Coagulation, the process of... Read More

Christmas factor

Definition noun A blood clotting factor in the intrinsic pathway of the blood coagulation cascade and works with clotting... Read More

Blood clotting factor

Definition noun, plural: blood clotting factors Any of the many plasma components involved in blood clot... Read More

Coagulation

Definition noun, plural: coagulations (haematology) The process of clot formation (surgery) The disruption of tissue by... Read More

Fibrinogen

Definition noun, plural: fibrinogens A soluble rod-shaped plasma glycoprotein (340 kd, 46 nm long) consisting of six peptide... Read More

Mitochondrion

Mitochondrion Definition What are mitochondria? The term “mitochondrion” comes from the two words of the Greek... Read More

Stable factor

stable factor --> factor vii (Science: chemical) heat- and storage-stable plasma protein that is activated by tissue... Read More

Metabolism

Metabolism Definition What is metabolism in the body? Metabolism encompasses the various biochemical processes, reactions,... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More