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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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En la actualidad aun se investiga la aplicacion clinica del factor VII/ VIIa recombinante, como otro recurso en 2% a 3% de pacientes con hemofilia B que han desarrollado inhibidores contra el factor IX, ademas de los inhibidores del factor VIII a la dosis de 70-90 UI/kg cada 3 a 4 horas.
We are all worried now about new variant CJD and want to go on to recombinant Factor VIII.
6%) patients had severe factor VIII deficiency, 12 (19%) patients had moderate factor VIII deficiency and 4 (6.
Acquired hemophilia A is caused by the spontaneous development of an auto-antibody directed against factor VIII that impairs its function in the coagulation pathway.
Robert believes there were not enough checks on the Factor VIII.
A patient with factor VIII inhibitor usually presents with bleeding into the skin or soft tissues.
Conclusion: Coagulation factor deficiencies, with factor VIII deficiency being the commonest are the most frequent bleeding disorders.
Se inicio el plan anestesico pre quirurgico con la reposicion del factor VIII (60 U x kg IV), para obtener un nivel de actividad teorico al 100 % (1); ya con la reposicion del factor VIII y bajo vision ecografica (2), se le puso un cateter trilumen en la vena yugular interna izquierda y una camisa de Swan-Ganz en la vena yugular interna derecha.
The lupus anticoagulant is rarely associated with bleeding but can coexist with a specific Factor VIII inhibitor.
Ambas entidades se deben a defectos en los genes que codifican para el FACTOR VIII (FVIII) o FACTOR IX (FIX), proteinas que intervienen en la serie de reacciones que conducen a la coagulacion sanguinea.
An FDA advisory panel agreed that a probable case of preclinical variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease attributed to a plasma product in the United Kingdom indicated that the transmissibility of the disease via a plasma-derived Factor VIII product was no longer theoretical.