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Search Results for: intrinsic factor

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

Factor IV

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

Thrombin

Definition noun An activated form of factor II that is generated in blood clotting and acts as a catalyst during the... Read More

Parietal cell

Definition noun, plural: parietal cells Any of the epithelial cells in the gastric gland responsible for the secretion of... Read More

Prothrombin

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

Gastric juice

Definition noun The acidic digestive fluid secreted by various glands in the stomach lining into the lumen of the stomach,... Read More

Digestion and Absorption of Food

The gastrointestinal (GI) system includes the gastrointestinal tract (mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine,... Read More

Fibrinogen

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

Gastric gland

Definition noun, plural: gastric glands Any of the glands in the stomach responsible for producing components of gastric... Read More

Factor xa

Factor xa (Science: enzyme) Activated form of factor x that participates in both the intrinsic and extrinsic pathways of... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Coagulation

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

Extrinsic pathway

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

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More