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dipyridamole

[dahy-pir-i-duh-mohl, -puh-rid-uh-] /daɪˈpɪr ɪ dəˌmoʊl, -pəˈrɪd ə-/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a yellow crystalline powder, C 24 H 40 N 8 O 4 , used prophylactically for angina pectoris and in combination with other drugs to reduce thrombus formation.
Origin
di-1 + pyri(mi)d(ine) + am(ino)- + -ole, perhaps -ole2
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dipyridamole in Medicine

dipyridamole di·pyr·id·a·mole (dī-pĭr'ĭ-də-mōl', -pə-rĭd'ə-)
n.
A drug that acts as a coronary vasodilator and is used in the long-term treatment of angina pectoris.

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