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dicumarol

[dahy-koo-muh-rawl, -rol, -kyoo-]
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Pharmacology.
  1. a synthetic coumarin derivative, C19H12O6, used chiefly to prevent blood coagulation and in the treatment of arterial thrombosis.
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Also dicoumarin, di·cou·ma·rol.

Origin of dicumarol

respelling of di-1 + coumar(in) + -ol2
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dicumarol in Medicine

dicumarol

(dī-kōōmə-rôl′, -rōl′)
n.
  1. An anticoagulant that inhibits the formation of prothrombin in the liver.bishydroxycoumarin
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