dicumarol


di·cu·ma·rol

noun \dī-ˈk(y)ü-mə-ˌrl, -ˌrōl\

Definition of DICUMAROL

:  a crystalline compound C19H12O6 originally obtained from spoiled sweet clover hay and used to delay clotting of blood especially in preventing and treating thromboembolic disease

Variants of DICUMAROL

di·cu·ma·rol also di·cou·ma·rol \dī-ˈk(y)ü-mə-ˌrl, -ˌrōl\

Origin of DICUMAROL

di- + coumarin + 1-ol
First Known Use: 1942

di·cu·ma·rol

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DICUMAROL

: a crystalline compound C19H12O6 that acts similarly to warfarin and is used especially in preventing and treating thromboembolic disease

Variants of DICUMAROL

di·cu·ma·rol also di·cou·ma·rol \dī-ˈk(y)ü-mə-ˌrl, -ˌrōl\

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