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anticoagulin

noun an·ti·co·ag·u·lin \-yə-lən\

Medical Definition of ANTICOAGULIN

:  a substance (as one in the saliva of blood-sucking insects or in snake venom) that retards clotting of vertebrate blood

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July 06, 2015
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