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Introduction: Anticoagulant

Description of Anticoagulant

Anticoagulant: A drug that helps prevent blood clots from forming. Also called a blood thinner.
Source: National Institute of Health

Anticoagulant: medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Anticoagulant: externally administered agents that prevent blood clotting.
Source: CRISP

Anticoagulant: Agents that prevent blood clotting. Naturally occurring agents in the blood are included only when they are used as drugs.
Source: MeSH 2007

Anticoagulant: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Anticoagulant

Source - MeSH 2007

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The term Anticoagulant can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Anticoagulant:

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Hierarchical classifications of Anticoagulant

The following list attempts to classify Anticoagulant into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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