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Factor

An event, circumstance, influence, or element that plays a part in bringing about a result.

A factor in a case contributes to its causation or outcome. In the area of Negligence law, the factors, or chain of causation, are important in determining whether liability ensues from a particular action done by the defendant.

factor

n. 1) a salesman who sells in his/her own name on behalf of others, taking a commission for services. 2) something that contributes to the result.

factor

(Commission merchant), noun agent, broker, commercial agent, delegate, deputy, envoy, interagent, manager, medium, middleman, one who sells for factorage, proctor, procurator, representative
Associated concepts: consignee, factors' lien

factor

(Ingredient), noun additive, agent, aid, aspect, cause, component, constituent, constitutive element, content, contributing force, determinant, element, elementary unit, feature, integral part, part, portion, segment, unit
See also: aspect, broker, cause, characteristic, component, constituent, dealer, deputy, determinant, element, feature, ingredient, member, part, plenipotentiary, portion, procurator, reason, represent, substitute

factor

1 a mercantile agent. An agent who is in the ordinary course of business entrusted with goods or documents of title representing goods with a view to their sale. A factor has a lien over goods entrusted to him; this lien covers any claims he may have against his principal arising out of the agency. Most factors will be mercantile agents (and have the powers of such) for the purposes of the Factors Act 1889. Under this Act, in certain circumstances a factor may pass a good title to goods entrusted to him.
2 an institution to whom a company assigns its book debts (see FACTORING).
3 in Scotland a landlord or superior's agent.
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Clinical manifestations in 28 Italian and Iranian patients with severe factor VII deficiency Hemophilia 1997;3:242-6.
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In overdose, paracetamol has been observed to inhibit the activity of vitamin-K dependent clotting factors, in particular functional factor VII (4).
Many PPH cases have a major component of acquired coagulopathy, making rFVIIa (Novoseven) a treatment option, indicated for hemophilia A or B, with inhibitors of factor VII or factor IX.
Several polymorphisms in the factor VII gene are associated with decreased factor VII levels, which may be protective against thrombosis.
Our commitment, expertise and understanding helped CSL to develop rVIIa-FP, based on the innovative recombinant albumin fusion technology platform, to treat patients with hemophilia A or B with inhibitors as well as congenital factor VII deficiency.