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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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