[an-tee-koh-ag-yuh-ley-tiv, -luh-tiv, an-tahy-] /ˌæn ti koʊˈæg yəˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv, ˌæn taɪ-/ (Show IPA). preventing coagulation, especially of blood.
an anticoagulant agent, as heparin.
acting to prevent or impair coagulation, esp of blood
an agent that prevents or impairs coagulation
1905, adjective and noun, from anti- + coagulant.
anticoagulant an·ti·co·ag·u·lant (ān’tē-kō-āg’yə-lənt, ān’tī-)
A substance that delays or prevents the clotting of blood. adj.
Acting as an anticoagulant.
A substance that prevents the clotting of blood.
anticoagulants [(an-tee-koh-ag-yuh-luhnts, an-teye-koh-ag-yuh-luhnts)]
Substances that slow down or prevent blood clotting.
noun (modifier) of or relating to an electronic circuit that produces an output pulse if one but not both of its input terminals receives a pulse within a specified interval of time Compare coincidence (sense 3)
the act of ; a coming violently into contact; crash: the collision of two airplanes. a clash; conflict: a collision of purposes. Physics. the meeting of particles or of bodies in which each exerts a force upon the other, causing the exchange of energy or momentum. Historical Examples They had come close enough to each […]
opposition to colonialism.
(initial capital letter) a member of the Communist Party or movement. an advocate of . a person who is regarded as supporting politically leftist or subversive causes. (usually initial capital letter) a Communard. (initial capital letter) of or relating to the Communist Party or to Communism. pertaining to communists or . Contemporary Examples It may […]