Anticoagulant Definition

ăntē-kō-ăgyə-lənt, ăntī-
anticoagulants
noun
anticoagulants
A drug or substance that delays or prevents the clotting of blood, as heparin.
Webster's New World
A substance that slows or prevents the clotting of blood.
American Heritage Medicine

(medicine) A substance that prevents coagulation; that is, it stops blood from clotting.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • decoagulant
  • anticoagulant medication
adjective
Acting as an anticoagulant.
American Heritage Medicine
Acting as an anticoagulant.
Wiktionary
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other
A substance that prevents the clotting of blood.
American Heritage Science

Other Word Forms of Anticoagulant

Noun

Singular:
anticoagulant
Plural:
anticoagulants
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