antihemophilic factor (human)

antihemophilic f. (def. 3).

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  • antihemophilic factor — an·ti·he·mo·phil·ic factor or chiefly Brit an·ti·hae·mo·phil·ic factor .hē mə .fil ik n FACTOR VIII * * * (AHF) 1. f. VIII, see under coagulation f s. 2. a preparation of factor VIII used in the treatment of hemophilia A, including preparations… …   Medical dictionary

  • antihemophilic factor (porcine) — a highly purified sterile freeze dried concentrate of porcine coagulation factor VIII obtained from porcine plasma; it is less antigenic than human factor VIII and is used in the treatment of hemophilia A in patients with circulatory antibodies… …   Medical dictionary

  • antihemophilic factor (recombinant) — a sterile, purified, concentrate produced by recombinant technology using cultured hamster cell lines that have been transfected with a gene for human coagulation factor VIII, and having biological activity comparable to that of plasma derived… …   Medical dictionary

  • cryoprecipitated antihemophilic factor — [USP] a sterile, frozen concentrate of antihemophilic factor prepared from the coagulation factor VIII–rich cryoprotein fraction of human venous plasma; used for autologous replacement of factor VIII in patients with hemophilia A and for the… …   Medical dictionary

  • factor — 1. One of the contributing causes in any action. 2. One of the components that by multiplication makes up a number or expression. 3. SYN: gene. 4. A vitamin or other essential element. 5. An event, characteristic, or other definable entity that …   Medical dictionary

  • fraction — 1. The quotient of two quantities. 2. An aliquot portion or any portion. 3. As a verb, to separate into portions. amorphous f. of adrenal cortex noncrystalline residue of an acetone extract of the ad …   Medical dictionary

  • Humate-P — Hu·mate P (huґmāt) trademark for a combination preparation of antihemophilic factor (human) and von Willebrand factor …   Medical dictionary

  • Alphanate — Al·pha·nate (alґfə nāt″) trademark for a preparation of antihemophilic factor (human) …   Medical dictionary

  • Hemofil — He·mo·fil (heґmo fil) trademark for a preparation of antihemophilic factor (human) …   Medical dictionary

  • Koāte — Ko·āte (koґāt) trademark for preparations of antihemophilic factor (human) …   Medical dictionary

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