|a white, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C14H9Cl5, usually derived from chloral by reaction with chlorobenzene in the presence of fuming sulfuric acid: used as an insecticide and as a scabicide and pediculicide: agricultural use prohibited in the U.S.|
|an obscure term ostensibly referring to a lung disease caused by silica dust, sometimes cited as one of the longest words in the English language.|
anticoagulant an·ti·co·ag·u·lant (ān'tē-kō-āg'yə-lənt, ān'tī-)
A substance that delays or prevents the clotting of blood. adj.
Acting as an anticoagulant.
|anticoagulant (ān'tē-kō-āg'yə-lənt, ān'tī-) Pronunciation Key
A substance that prevents the clotting of blood.