Meaning of antihemophilic factor

an•ti•he•mo•phil'ic fac"tor

Pronunciation: (an"tē-hē"mu-fil'ik, -hem"u-), [key]
— Biochem. Biochem.
  1. a protein that is essential to normal blood clotting and is lacking or deficient in persons having hemophilia A. Abbr.: AHF Also called
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