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factor VIII

[′fak·tər ′āt]
(biochemistry)
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Batches of albumin, used to treat burns, and Factor Eight, which is given to haemophiliacs, were recalled when it was realised they had been processed from plasma taken from a donor who went on to develop new variant CJD.
Most of the plasma would go towards making the blood-clotting agent Factor Eight for the country's 10,000 haemophiliacs.
I have a line in my heart which my Mum injects with Factor Eight.
Swimming, windsurfing, volleyball, general lazing around - it all went on in abundance under a protective layer of factor eight.
We briefly touched Warp Factor Eight as Gareth Southgate stumbled, Seaman stooped to cock up, and Marcel Christophe hit the deck to earn Luxembourg their early penalty.
After one of the walks she was in a lot of pain and I had to give her the Factor Eight.