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1. Blood clotting factor
Any of a number of different protein factors which, when acting together, can form a blood clot shortly after platelet s have broken at the site of the wound. The factors have Roman numeral names, like VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, and XIII. Defects in the gene s which code for any of these factors result in genetic diseases like hemophilia , which results from a defect in the gene for factor VIII or IX.