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dicumarol

[ dahy-koo-muh-rawl, -rol, -kyoo- ]
/ daɪˈku məˈrɔl, -ˌrɒl, -ˈkyu- /
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Pharmacology.
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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Medical definitions for dicumarol

dicumarol
[ dī-kōōmə-rôl′, -rōl′ ]

n.
An anticoagulant that inhibits the formation of prothrombin in the liver.bishydroxycoumarin
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