dicoumarol


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dicoumarol

(daɪˈkuːməˌrɒl)
n
a substance obtained naturally from sweet clover or produced synthetically as a drug, used as an anticoagulant

di•cu•ma•rol

or di•cou•ma•rol

(daɪˈku məˈrɔl, -ˌrɒl, -ˈkyu-)

n.
a synthetic coumarin derivative, C19H12O6, used chiefly to prevent blood clots.
[resp. of di-1 + coumar(in) + -ol1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dicoumarol - 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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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.
If allowed to spoil, the plant produces dicoumarol, a powerful anticoagulant (Haq and Hussain, 1993; Prajapati et al.
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Mae ffwng yn medru troi cwmarin i dicoumarol, sydd yn wrthgeulydd gwenwynig.