clot-buster

noun
clot-bust·​er | \ ˈklät-ˌbə-stər How to pronounce clot-buster (audio) \

Definition of clot-buster

: a drug (such as streptokinase) used to dissolve blood clots

Other Words from clot-buster

clot-busting \ ˈklät-​ˌbə-​stiŋ How to pronounce clot-busting (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of clot-buster

1984, in the meaning defined above

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“Clot-buster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clot-buster. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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clot-buster

noun
clot-bust·​er | \ ˈklät-ˌbəs-tər How to pronounce clot-buster (audio) \

Medical Definition of clot-buster

: a drug (as streptokinase or tissue plasminogen activator) used to dissolve blood clots

Other Words from clot-buster

clot-busting \ -​tiŋ How to pronounce clot-busting (audio) \ adjective

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