dicumarol

dicumarol

[dahy-koo-muh-rawl, -rol, -kyoo-]
Pharmacology.
a synthetic coumarin derivative, C 19 H 12 O 6 , used chiefly to prevent blood coagulation and in the treatment of arterial thrombosis.


Origin:
respelling of di-1 + coumar(in) + -ol

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dicumarol di·cu·ma·rol (dī-kōō'mə-rôl', -rōl', -kyōō'-)
n.
An anticoagulant that inhibits the formation of prothrombin in the liver. Also called bishydroxycoumarin.

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