[dahy-pir-i-duh-mohl, -puh-rid-uh-]

noun Pharmacology.

a yellow crystalline powder, C24H40N8O4, used prophylactically for angina pectoris and in combination with other drugs to reduce thrombus formation.

Origin of dipyridamole

di-1 + pyri(mi)d(ine) + am(ino)- + -ole, perhaps -ole2
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dipyridamole in Medicine


[dī-pĭrĭ-də-mōl′, -pə-rĭdə-]


A drug that acts as a coronary vasodilator and is used in the long-term treatment of angina pectoris.
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