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attenuant

[uh-ten-yoo-uh nt] /əˈtɛn yu ənt/
noun
1.
a medicine or agent that thins the blood.
Origin of attenuant
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605, attenuant is from the Latin word attenuant- (stem of attenuāns thinning, present participle of attenuāre). See at-, tenuis, -ant
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attenuant

/əˈtɛnjʊənt/
adjective
1.
causing dilution or thinness, esp of the blood
noun
2.
(obsolete) an attenuant drug or agent
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