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Definition of Deficiency, protein C

Deficiency, protein C: Protein C is a protein in plasma that enters into the cascade of biochemical events leading to the formation of a clot. Deficiency of protein C results in thrombotic (clotting) disease.

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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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