dicumarol

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

Pharmacology.

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

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

dicumarol

[dī-kōōmə-rôl′, -rōl′]

n.

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