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Noun1.decoagulant - medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blooddecoagulant - 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
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All blood samples were handled similarly and decoagulant was not used.
72 as dealers digested news of its pipeline of drugs for the next two years including one decoagulant - the first new treatment for 50 years.
Dr Khan ordered a CT scan and administered a thrombolytic agent (a decoagulant to dissolve the clot).