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(in the US) another name for dicoumarol


or di•cou•ma•rol

(daɪˈku məˈrɔl, -ˌrɒl, -ˈkyu-)

a synthetic coumarin derivative, C19H12O6, used chiefly to prevent blood clots.
[resp. of di-1 + coumar(in) + -ol1]
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Noun1.dicumarol - an anticoagulant drug that has now been largely replaced by warfarin
anticoagulant, anticoagulant medication, decoagulant - medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood
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The assay was based on the activities for NAD(P)H-dependent reduction of DCPIP at 600 nm and the reaction was specifically inhibited by dicumarol.
Behavioral effects of manganese injected in the rat substantia nigra are potentiated by dicumarol, a DT-diaphorase inhibitor.
Local haemorrhage and necrosis of the skin and underlying tissues, during anti-coagulant therapy with dicumarol or dicumacyl.
Good examples of vitamin antagonists include isonicotinic acid hydrazide (antagonist of pyridoxine), aminopterin (folate antagonist), dicumarol (vitamin K antagonist), and avidin (interferes with biotin absorption).
Las cumarinas contenidas en el meliloto tienen poca actividad anticoagulante; sin embargo, si el proceso de desecacion ha sido incorrecto, se produce una contaminacion fungica, que conduce a una metabolizacion del melitosido por parte de los hongos y formacion de dicumarol, de gran accion anticoagulante (peris , 1995).