factor X


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Related to factor X: thrombin, Coagulation cascade
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Noun1.factor X - coagulation factor that is converted to an enzyme that converts prothrombin to thrombin in a reaction that depends on calcium ions and other coagulation factors
clotting factor, coagulation factor - any of the factors in the blood whose actions are essential for blood coagulation