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hypoproconvertinemia

Pronunciation: hi'po-pro'kon-ver'ti-ne'me-a

Definition: Abnormally low concentration of blood-clotting factor VII, proconvertin, in the circulating blood; a deficiency causes a quantitative prolongation of the prothrombin time.

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