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(ant″i-kō-ag′yŭ-lănt)

[anti- + coagulant]

1. Delaying or preventing blood coagulation.
2. An agent that prevents or delays blood coagulation. Common anticoagulants include heparin, sodium citrate, and warfarin sodium.


ANTICOAGULATION Bruising and bleeding, common side effects of anticoagulation.

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