HyperDic: plavix

English > 1 sense of the word Plavix:
NOUNartifactPlavix, clopidogrel bisulfatea blood thinner (trade name Plavix) approved for the treatment of mild heart attacks
English > Plavix: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA blood thinner (trade name Plavix) approved for the treatment of mild heart attacks; works by preventing blood platelets from sticking together to form clots that would restrict blood flow.
Synonymclopidogrel bisulfate
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Usage oftrade namea name given to a product or service

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