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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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Quick correction of hemostasis in two patients with fulminant liver failure undergoing liver transplantation by recombinant activated factor VII.
Effect of the administration of recombinant activated factor VII (rFVIIa; NovoSeven) in the management of severe uncontrolled bleeding in patients undergoing heart valve replacement surgery.
Epidemiological study on factor VII, factor VIII and fibrinogen in an industrial population: I.
Recombinant factor VIIa for treatment of a child with severe factor VII deficiency and coarctation of the aorta.
Deficiencies of any of the above-mentioned factors are rare, of which factor VII deficiency is the most common autosomal recessive coagulation disorder (frequency 1:500 000) and prothrombin deficiency the rarest (1:2 000 000).
Successful control of massive gastrointestinal bleeding following umbilical cord blood transplantation (UCBT) by use of recombinant activated factor VII (rFVIIa) and octreotide infusion.
Evaluation of prothrombin complex concentrate and recombinant activated factor VII to reverse Rivaroxaban in a rabbit model.
It is important to remember that the VisuLize Factor VII Antigen ELISA Kit was designed specifically for research, and not diagnostic purposes.
Requirio soporte transfusional, manejo con antifibrinolitico y factor VII a recombinante por seis aplicaciones.
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PCC is utilised for the prophylaxis and treatment of congenital and acquired clotting factor II, factor VII, factor IX or factor X deficiencies, including those caused by haemophilia and other liver diseases.