Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

dicumarol

noun di·cu·ma·rol \dī-ˈk(y)ü-mə-ˌrȯl, -ˌrōl\

Definition of dicumarol

  1. :  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

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

Origin of dicumarol

di- + coumarin + 1-ol


First Known Use: 1942


Medical Dictionary

dicumarol

noun di·cu·ma·rol

Medical Definition of dicumarol

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



Variants of dicumarol

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

Learn More about dicumarol

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "dicumarol"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dicumarol? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 6, 2016

an official order, decree, or edict

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

pince-nez kittly-benders spindrift duvet
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ