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dicumarol

noun di·cu·ma·rol

Medical Definition of dicumarol

  1. :  an anticoagulant C19H12O6 that acts similarly to warfarin and is used especially in preventing and treating thromboembolic disease <Dicumarol is a potent drug that prevents blood from coagulating to form clots.—Ronald Kotulak, The Chicago Tribune, 27 Mar. 1997>—called also Dicumarol was originally isolated from spoiled sweet clover hay. —see sweet clover disease



Variants of dicumarol

or dicoumarol \dī-ˈk(y)ü-mə-ˌrȯl, -ˌrōl\play play play also dicoumarin \(ˈ)dī-ˈkü-mə-rən\ play

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