Definition of Dicumarol

1. Noun. An anticoagulant drug that has now been largely replaced by warfarin.




Definition of Dicumarol

1. Noun. (alternative form of dicoumarol) ¹

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Definition of Dicumarol

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Dicumarol

1. An oral anticoagulant that interferes with the metabolism of vitamin k. It is also used in biochemical experiments as an inhibitor of reductases. Pharmacological action: anticoagulant, enzyme inhibitors, uncoupling agents. Chemical name: 2H-1-Benzopyran-2-one, 3,3'-methylenebis(4-hydroxy- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dicumarol

dictyodendrin
dictyogen
dictyogens
dictyoma
dictyopteran
dictyopterous insect
dictyosome
dictyosomes
dictyostele
dictyosteles
dictyostelic
dictyostelid
dictyostelids
dictyosteliida
dictyotene
dicumarol (current term)
dicumarol resistance
dicumarols
dicy
dicyanamide
dicyanide
dicyanides
dicyano
dicyanoargentate
dicyanoaurate
dicyanoaurates
dicyanoethane
dicyanogen
dicyanomethylene
dicyclic

Literary usage of Dicumarol

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1. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"... and dicumarol in the treatment of subacute bacterial endocarditis, Am. Jour. Med. Sci., 1947, CCXIII, 300. 224. WILHELM, F. and ASSOCIATES: Treatment of ..."

2. Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science by Banr, National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"In 1938, the association of a bleeding disorder of cattle with sweet clover stimulated the search for the toxicant; it was found to be dicumarol, which was ..."

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