[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.
i was in intensive care for five days, hooked up to an anticoagulant drip.
how did i have a stroke in my 20s? elizabeth gates august 21, 2010
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.
a substance that produces or aids coagulation. historical examples any but the very slightest trace of milkiness in the serum indicates an insufficiency of coagulant. the preparation of plantation rubber sidney morgan if the quant-ty of coagulant has been calculated to an average nicety, the serum should be just dubiously free from milkiness. the preparation […]
a sequence of three nucleotides in a region of transfer rna that recognizes a complementary coding triplet of nucleotides in messenger rna during translation by the ribosomes in protein biosynthesis. anticodon an·ti·co·don (ān’tē-kō’dŏn, ān’tī-) n. a sequence of three adjacent nucleotides in trna designating a specific amino acid that binds to a corresponding codon in […]
opposing colonialism. a person or country that actively opposes colonialism.
opposition to colonialism.
of, relating to, or characteristic of commerce. engaged in commerce. prepared, done, or acting with sole or chief emphasis on salability, profit, or success: a commercial product; his att-tude toward the theater is very commercial. able to yield or make a profit: we decided that the small oil well was not commercial. suitable or fit […]