Medical Definition of Factor viiia

1. Activated form of factor viii. The b-domain of factor viii is proteolytically cleaved by thrombin to form factor viiia. Factor viiia exists as a non-covalent dimer in a metal-linked (probably calcium) complex and functions as a cofactor in the enzymatic activation of factor x by factor ixa. Factor viiia is similiar in structure and generation to factor va. Chemical name: Blood-coagulation factor VIIIa, procoagulant (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Factor Viiia

factor of safety
factor out
factor space
factor spaces
factor v
factor va
factor vii
factor viia
factor viiia (current term)
factor x
factor x deficiency
factor xa
factor xi
factor xi deficiency
factor xia
factor xii
factor xii deficiency
factor xiia
factor xiii
factor xiii deficiency

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