Definition of accelerin in English:

accelerin

noun

Physiology
  • The activated form of clotting factor V (factor Va), a glycoprotein which participates in the conversion of prothrombin to thrombin.

    Accelerin was originally thought to be a distinct clotting factor (factor VI).

Pronunciation

accelerin

/əkˈsɛlərɪn/ /akˈsɛlərɪn/

Origin

1950s. From acceler- + -in.