Definition of clotting factor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


clotting factor

BrE BrE//ˈklɒtɪŋ fæktə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈklɑːtɪŋ fæktər//
[countable, uncountable] (biology)
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any of the substances in the blood which help it to clot (= become thick and form lumps) More Like This Compound nouns with –ing forms airing cupboard, answering machine, asking price, baking powder, betting shop, boarding school, booking office, bowling alley, breathing space, breeding ground, changing room, clotting factor, cutting room, draining board, drinking water, eating apple, housing estate, icing sugar, living room, meeting place, nursing home, punching bag, racing car, sleeping pill, starting point, tuning fork, waiting room, working partySee worksheet.
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