"Prothrombin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A plasma protein that is the inactive precursor of thrombin. It is converted to thrombin by a prothrombin activator complex consisting of factor Xa, factor V, phospholipid, and calcium ions. Deficiency of prothrombin leads to hypoprothrombinemia.
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