n. chemical substance used as an anticoagulant medication

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  • dicoumarin — noun Date: 1886 dicumarol …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dicoumarin — /duy kooh meuhr in, kyooh /, n. Pharm. dicumarol. [1885 90; DI 1 + COUMARIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • dicoumarin — di·cou·ma·rin ( )dī kü mə rən n DICUMAROL …   Medical dictionary

  • dicoumarin — di·cou·ma·rin …   English syllables

  • dicoumarin — noun see dicoumarol …   Useful english dictionary

  • di|cou|ma|rol — «dy KOO muh rohl, rol», noun. = dicoumarin. (Cf. ↑dicoumarin) …   Useful english dictionary

  • dicumarol — /duy kooh meuh rawl , rol , kyooh /, Pharm. a synthetic coumarin derivative, C19H12O6, used chiefly to prevent blood coagulation and in the treatment of arterial thrombosis. Also, dicoumarin, dicoumarol. [resp. of DI 1 + COUMAR(IN) + OL] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Warfarin — An anticoagulant drug (brand names: Coumarin, Panwarfin, Sofarin) taken to prevent the blood from clotting and to treat blood clots and overly thick blood. Warfarin is also used to reduce the risk of clots causing strokes or heart attacks.… …   Medical dictionary

  • antiprothrombin — An anticoagulant that inhibits or prevents the conversion of prothrombin into thrombin; examples are heparin, which is present in various tissues (especially in liver), and dicoumarin, which is isolated from partially decomposed sweet clover. * * …   Medical dictionary

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