Stuart factor


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Stuart factor

[′stü·ərt ‚fak·tər]
(biochemistry)
A procoagulant in normal plasma but deficient in the blood of patients with a hereditary bleeding disorder; may be closely related to prothrombin since both are formed in the liver by action of vitamin K. Also known as factor X; Stuart-Power factor.