decoagulant


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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.
Drugs giant AstraZeneca helped the FTSE 100 after its shares climbed 101p to pounds 31.72 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).