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an·ti·co·ag·u·lant

 (ăn′tē-kō-ăg′yə-lənt, ăn′tī-)
n.
A substance that slows or prevents the clotting of blood.
adj.
Acting as an anticoagulant.

an′ti·co·ag′u·la′tive (-lā′tĭv, -lə-tĭv) adj.

anticoagulant

(ˌæntɪkəʊˈæɡjʊlənt)
adj
(Medicine) acting to prevent or impair coagulation, esp of blood
n
(Pharmacology) an agent that prevents or impairs coagulation

an•ti•co•ag•u•lant

(ˌæn ti koʊˈæg yə lənt, ˌæn taɪ-)

adj.
1. Also, an•ti•co•ag•u•la•tive (-ˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv) preventing coagulation, esp. of blood.
n.
2. an anticoagulant agent, as heparin.
[1900–05]

anticoagulant

A drug used to decrease the clotting ability of the blood, especially after heart surgery.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anticoagulant - medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of bloodanticoagulant - medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood
dicoumarol, dicumarol - an anticoagulant drug that has now been largely replaced by warfarin
heparin, Lipo-Hepin, Liquaemin - a polysaccharide produced in basophils (especially in the lung and liver) and that inhibits the activity of thrombin in coagulation of the blood; it (trade names Lipo-Hepin and Liquaemin) is used as an anticoagulant in the treatment of thrombosis and in heart surgery
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Coumadin, warfarin - an anticoagulant (trade name Coumadin) use to prevent and treat a thrombus or embolus
Translations
antikoagulantti

anticoagulant

[ˈæntɪkəʊˈægjʊlənt]
A. ADJanticoagulante
B. Nanticoagulante m

anticoagulant

[ˌæntɪkəʊˈægjʊlnt] adj & nanticoagulante (m)

an·ti·co·ag·u·lant

n. anticoagulante, medicamento usado para evitar coágulos.

anticoagulant

adj & n anticoagulante m; lupus — anticoagulante lúpico
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Collection of missing data and additional analyses from a large study on ri-varoxaban failed to convince a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel to recommend approval of the anticoagulant drug for acute coronary syndrome.
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South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust is the first in the North East, and one of the first in the country, to use citrate, a naturally-occurring chemical in the body, in kidney dialysis instead of the anticoagulant drug, Heparin, used to help prevent blood clots.
In recent years, the development of anticoagulant drug therapy has led to a dramatic decrease in mortality for non-massive pulmonary embolism patients.
trading since going public 20 months ago after announcing its anticoagulant drug wasn't more effective than warfarin in a study.
Warfarin, a commonly prescribed anticoagulant drug used to prevent thrombosis, has a narrow therapeutic range, and small dose variations may result in hemorrhagic or thrombotic complications.
1,2) Hemotympanum can also occur (1) as a result of the forcing of blood into the middle ear during hemoptysis associated with advanced tuberculosis, (2) as a result of spontaneous hemorrhage into the temporal bone in patients who have leukemia or who are on anticoagulant drug therapy, and (3) as a result of retrograde hemorrhage following epistaxis.
Hart Biologicals' products are used particularly for monitoring the anticoagulant drug Warfarin and the firm is now taking part in ten-year European Union survey into whether doctors or technology should administer the drug.
Albrecht will lead the advancement of Armetheon's pipeline of products, in particular, the oral anticoagulant drug candidate, tecarfarin, which is poised to enter into a final registration study (Tecarfarin for AntiCoagulation Trial, or TACT).

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