HyperDic: anticoagulant

English > 1 sense of the word anticoagulant:
NOUNartifactanticoagulant, anticoagulant medication, decoagulantmedicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood
English > anticoagulant: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningmedicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood.
Synonymsanticoagulant medication, decoagulant
Narrowerdicumarol, dicoumarolAn anticoagulant drug that has now been largely replaced by warfarin
heparin, Lipo-Hepin, LiquaeminA polysaccharide produced in basophils (especially in the lung and liver) and that inhibits the activity of thrombin in coagulation of the blood
warfarin, CoumadinAn anticoagulant (trade name Coumadin) use to prevent and treat a thrombus or embolus
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Spanishanticoagulante, decoagulant, medicamento anticoagulante
Catalananticoagulant, decoagulant
Adjectivesanticoagulativeof or relating to an anticoagulant

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