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X factor

Hair replacement A popular term for an unidentified cause of follicular destruction, which occurs in up to 1% of Pts undergoing hair transplantation

X factor

A growth factor, identified as hemin, that is needed to grow Haemophilus influenzae in culture.
See: hemin
See also: factor

X factor

see hemin.
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The Villa midfielder may himself be an ex-factor at Stamford Bridge - the club he left 15 months ago for Villa Park - but he is convinced the Holte End crowd can roar Martin O'Neill's side to victory in the day's big televised clash.
Now it seems she's relented and Cameron no longer has the ex-factor.
But he's by no means the first celebrity looking for that ex-factor.
This year, she was recognised for her hit single Ex-Factor.
It was always tough on her Danny was away so much but after this tour he's going to be EX-FACTOR J based around Dublin and London which would make it easy to see each other.
IT'S THE EX-FACTOR Kevin Nolan, Sam Allardyce and Andy Carroll are out for revenge
Adding to the second-division atmosphere, ITV rolled out Ex-Factor reject Kate Thornton to announce the "winner" - some bloke flogging toy helicopters.
But how long will it be before he ends up an Ex-Factor, like his predecessors Steve Brookstein and Michelle McManus?
EX-FACTOR Justin Edwards AXED FACTOR Will at audition SCATHING Judge Tulisa
BIG MOUTH n On the show with Cowell EX-FACTOR J Former line-up of Simon, Cheryl, Dannii and Louis MINO-GO 3Dannii's return to X Factor has been called off
The fear factor has gone from Liverpool, unless you're supporting them, and there are rumours that just five games into the season Hodgson could soon become an ex-factor.