Definition of Coumarins

1. Noun. (plural of coumarin) ¹



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Definition of Coumarins

1. coumarin [n] - See also: coumarin

Medical Definition of Coumarins

1. Synthetic or naturally occurring substances related to coumarin, the delta-lactone of coumarinic acid. Coumarin itself occurs in the tonka bean. The various coumarins have a wide range of proposed actions and uses including as anticoagulant, pharmaceutical aids, indicators and reagents, photoreactive substances, and antineoplastic agent. Pharmacological action: anticoagulant, antineoplastic agent, indicators and reagents, pharmaceutic aid. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coumarins

coulsonite
coulter
coulterneb
coulternebs
coulters
coulé
coumaphos
coumara nut
coumaranone
coumaric
coumaric acid
coumaric acids
coumaric anhydride
coumarin
coumarin hydroxylase
coumarins (current term)
coumarone
coumarone-indene resin
coumarone resin
coumarones
coumarou
coumarous
coumaroyl
coumaroyls
coumatetralyl
coumestrol
coumetarol
coun
council
council-housed

Literary usage of Coumarins

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1. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1908)
"The Residual Affinity of the coumarins and Thio- coumarins as shown by their ... This combination takes place with the following coumarins and their sulphur ..."

2. Recognition & Management of Pesticide Poisoning by Donald P. Morgan (1989)
"TOXICOLOGY AND MANIFESTATIONS OF POISONING BY coumarins AND ... Lengthened prothrombin time from a toxic dose of coumarins or ..."

3. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds: Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1891)
"Oxy-acids and coumarins. The unsaturated oxy-acids, or phenol acids, ... Such coumarins are produced (i) by the condensation of phenols and aceto-acetic ..."

4. Ethnobotany and Medicinal Plants: Bibliography: January 1990-June 1991 by Susan A. McCarthy (1993)
"Language: German Descriptors: Mexico; Heterotheca; Flowers; Plant extracts; Flavonoids; Medicinal plants 191 NAL Call No: 450 Q22 Flavonoids and coumarins ..."

5. The Natural Organic Colouring Matters by Arthur George Perkin, Arthur Ernest Everest (1918)
"Pechmann and Duisberg (Ber., 1883, 16, 2119) synthesised coumarins and hydroxy-coumarins substituted in the side chain by the interaction of aceto-acetic ..."

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