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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.
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anticoagulant

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

A drug used to decrease the clotting ability of the blood, especially after heart surgery.
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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
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Translations
antikoagulantti

anticoagulant

[ˈæntɪkəʊˈægjʊlənt]
A. ADJanticoagulante
B. Nanticoagulante m
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anticoagulant

[ˌæntɪkəʊˈægjʊlnt] adj & nanticoagulante (m)
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an·ti·co·ag·u·lant

n. anticoagulante, medicamento usado para evitar coágulos.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

anticoagulant

adj & n anticoagulante m; lupus — anticoagulante lúpico
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References in periodicals archive ?
Lupus anticoagulant was positive in 6 (40%) whereas anticardiolipin (IgG and /or IgM) were positive in 13 (86%) and beta-2 glycoprotein I anti-bodies were positive in 8 (53%).
Lupus anticoagulant confirmation testing is based on calculated parameters and therefore potential measurement errors might be boosted.
Update of the guidelines for lupus anticoagulant detection.
Regarding our patient, investigations for infectious or autoimmune diseases were performed because of a lupus anticoagulant antibody.
Lab abnormalities included lupus anticoagulant antibody via Russell Viper Venom test in addition to anticardiolipin IgG titers > 112 and elevated IgM titers (74.5).
Moreover, no difference was detected in terms of anticardiolipin antibodies, lupus anticoagulant, and APS (Table 2).
Thrombotic risk assessment in the antiphospholipid syndrome requires more than the quantification of lupus anticoagulants. Blood 2010;115(4):870-8.
Donato, "Lupus anticoagulant and ANCA associated thrombotic vasculopathy due to cocaine contaminated with levamisole: a case report and review of the literature," Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis, vol.
Circulating anticoagulant screening (mixing study) failed to correct his PTT which suggested the possibility of an inhibitor or lupus anticoagulant. Although he was positive for lupus anticoagulant (anti-LA 67), dilute Russell viper venom time (DRVVT) ratio was 1.
Antiphospholipid antibody profile demonstrated elevated anti-[beta]2 glycoprotein 1, anticardiolipin, and positive lupus anticoagulant (Table 1).
Complete laboratory workup (erythrocyte sedimentation rate, C-reactive protein, antithrombin III, prothrombin gene, protein C, protein S, rheumatoid factor, anti-nuclear antibody, anti-phospholipid, lupus anticoagulant, anti-cardiolipin antibodies, and homocysteine level) was negative, except for Factor V Leiden mutation heterozygous positivity.
These tests included C-reactive protein, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, complete blood count, protein C, protein S, antithrombin 3, d-dimer, lactate, homocysteine, antinuclear antibody (ANA), extractable nuclear antigen antibody (ENA) profile, antiphospholipid and/or anticardiolipin antibodies, factor V Leiden mutasyonu, prothrombin 20210 gene mutation, methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTFHR) gene mutation, lupus anticoagulant, prothrombin time (PT) and activated partial thromboplastin (aPTT).