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


factor VIII

(also factor 8, factor eight) noun
BrE BrE//ˌfæktər ˈeɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfæktər ˈeɪt//
[uncountable] (biology)
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a substance in the blood that helps it to clot (= become thick)
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