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anticoagulant

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noun an·ti·co·ag·u·lant \-kō-ˈa-gyə-lənt\

Simple Definition of anticoagulant

  • medical : a substance that prevents blood from forming clots

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of anticoagulant

  1. :  a substance that hinders the clotting of blood :  blood thinner

anticoagulant

adjective

1886

First Known Use of anticoagulant

1886


Medical Dictionary

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anticoagulant

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adjective an·ti·co·ag·u·lant \ˌant-i-kō-ˈag-yə-lənt, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Medical Definition of anticoagulant

  1. :  of, relating to, or utilizing anticoagulants <anticoagulant therapy>




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anticoagulant

noun an·ti·co·ag·u·lant

Medical Definition of anticoagulant

  1. :  a substance (as a drug) that hinders coagulation and especially coagulation of the blood :  blood thinner




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