dicumarol

[ dahy-koo-muh-rawl, -rol, -kyoo- ]

Pharmacology.
  1. a synthetic coumarin derivative, C19H12O6, used chiefly to prevent blood coagulation and in the treatment of arterial thrombosis.

Origin of dicumarol

1
Respelling of di-1 + coumar(in) + -ol2

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