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a substance obtained naturally from sweet clover or produced synthetically as a drug, used as an anticoagulant
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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.dicoumarol - an anticoagulant drug that has now been largely replaced by warfarin
anticoagulant medication, decoagulant - medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood
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Researchers analysed the mold and isolated a compound called dicoumarol, which they found to be a powerful anticoagulant.
Researchers analyzed the mold and isolated a compound called dicoumarol, which they found to be a powerful anticoagulant.
Always consult with a doctor before increasing cranberry in your diet through juice or capsules, as it may interact with certain cardiac medications such as warfarin, dicoumarol, and anisindione.
There are a number of medicines derived from plants such as vinblastine, vincristine, Madagascar periwinkle, capsaicin from chili pepper, and paclitaxel from Pacific yew while few chemically altered lead molecules derived from plants are dicoumarol (warfarin), artemisinin (artemether), camptothecin (irinotecan and topotecan), morphine, and salicylic acid (acetylsalicylic acid).
If allowed to spoil, the plant produces dicoumarol, a powerful anticoagulant (Haq and Hussain, 1993; Prajapati et al., 2003; Khare, 2007).
Dicoumarol a Unique Microtubule Stabilizing Natural Product that is Synergistic with Taxol.