anticoagulant[an′tī kō ag′yo̵̅o̅ lənt; -tē-, -ti-]
a drug or substance that delays or prevents the clotting of blood, as heparin
A substance that prevents the clotting of blood.
Acting as an anticoagulant.
- (medicine) A substance that prevents coagulation; that is, it stops blood from clotting.
(comparative more anticoagulant, superlative most anticoagulant)
- Acting as an anticoagulant.