[ an-tee-hee-muh-fil-ik, -hem-uh- ]
/ ˌæn tiˌhi məˈfɪl ɪk, -ˌhɛm ə- /
a protein that is essential to normal blood clotting and is lacking or deficient in persons having hemophilia A. Abbreviation: AHF
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Also called factor VIII.
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Medical definitions for antihemophilic factor
[ ăn′tē-hē′mə-fĭl′ĭk, ăn′tī- ]
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