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1. tending to promote coagulation.
2. a precursor of a natural substance necessary to coagulation of the blood.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. The precursor of any of various blood factors necessary for coagulation.
2. An agent that promotes the coagulation of blood.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
procoagulantadjective Favoring coagulation; referring to activation of coagulation factors noun Any agent–eg, thrombin, factor Xa, which clots blood
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