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Factor

A financial institution that buys a firm's accounts receivable and collects the accounts.

Factor

A third party that buys a firm's accounts receivable. If a firm is not confident in its ability to collect on its credit sales, it may sell the right to receive payment to the factor at a discount. The factor then assumes the credit risk associated with the accounts receivable. This provides the firm immediate access to working capital, which is important, especially if the firm has a cash flow problem. The price of factoring is determined by the creditworthiness of the firm's customer, not of the firm itself. It is also known as accounts receivable financing.

factor

A firm that purchases accounts receivable from another firm at a discount. The purchasing firm then attempts to collect the receivables.

factor

To sell accounts receivable to another party at a discount from face value. Thus, a firm in need of cash to pay down short-term debt may decide to factor its accounts receivable to another firm.

factor

  1. a firm that purchases TRADE DEBTS from client firms. See FACTORING.
  2. a firm that buys in bulk and performs a WHOLESALING function.
  3. an input (for example raw material, labour, capital) which is used to produce a good or provide a service.

factor

  1. 1a FACTOR INPUT that is used in production (see NATURAL RESOURCES, LABOUR, CAPITAL).
  2. a business that buys in bulk and performs a WHOLESALING function.
  3. a business that buys trade debts from client firms (at some agreed price below the nominal value of the debts) and then arranges to recover them for itself. See FACTOR MARKET, FACTORING.
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b) Infusion diaria del factor VIII 50 U/kg en dias alternos.
The doctors are putting the patients on an American form of Factor VIII but I will refuse to I receive that because it was the Americans who contaminated it.
We are extremely thankful to Haemophilia Federation India for providing our patients with Factor VIII and IX free of cost.
Treatment consists of maintaining hemostasis and eradicating the factor VIII inhibitor.
Robert, who also got Hepatitis C to so MACKIE from the infusion, said: "The bleeding affects haemophiliacs' joints but the Factor VIII prevents joint damage.
A survey of 214 non-haemophilic patients with inhibitors to Factor VIII.
Among the coagulation protein defects vWD is the most common affecting 1-4% of the population whereas the incidence of factor VIII deficiency is 1 in 10,000 and that of factor IX deficiency is 1 in 50,0003,4.
8, mantenimiento con fentanyl 5 mcg/kg/h y mezcla aire-oxigeno con isofluorane al 1,5% e infusion de factor VIII por linea venosa exclusiva a 5 U/kg/h.
She received one dose of 150 units/kg of Recombinant Factor VIII with no improvement in her Factor VIII level; Factor VIII level remained 2%.
Genetic mapping and diagnosis of haemophilia A achieved through a Bcl I polymorphism in the factor VIII gene.
But the FDA's Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Advisory Committee voted 15-0 that this report should not change the assessment of risk associated with plasma-derived factor VIII products licensed in the United States.