antihemophilic

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antihemophilic

 [an″te-, an″ti-he″mo-fil´ik]
1. effective against the bleeding tendency in hemophilia.
2. an agent that has this effect.

antihemophilic

/an·ti·he·mo·phil·ic/ (-he″mo-fil´ik) counteracting hemophilia, or an agent that so acts.

an·ti·he·mo·phil·ic

(an'tē-hē-mō-fil'ik)
Correcting or counteracting the hemorrhagic tendency in hemophilia.
Synonym(s): antihaemophilic.
[anti- + hemophilic]

antihemophilic

1. effective against the bleeding tendency in hemophilia.
2. an agent that counteracts the bleeding tendency in hemophilia.

antihemophilic factor (AHF) A
one of the clotting factors, deficiency of which causes von willebrand's disease and hemophilia A. Called also factor VIII and antihemophilic globulin.
antihemophilic factor B
clotting factor IX.
antihemophilic factor C
clotting factor XI.
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