[dahy-koo-muh-rawl, -rol, -kyoo-]
- a synthetic coumarin derivative, C19H12O6, used chiefly to prevent blood coagulation and in the treatment of arterial thrombosis.
Also dicoumarin, di·cou·ma·rol.
Origin of dicumarol
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- An anticoagulant that inhibits the formation of prothrombin in the liver.bishydroxycoumarin
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