anticoagulation anticoagulation

Definition(s):

  • (n) the administration of an anticoagulant drug to retard coagulation of the blood

Usage(s):

  • The anticoagulation we want can easily overshoot with dire consequences.

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  • "Presently, blood thinning drugs are used with all types of electric rotary blood pumps. If the UNCD coating successfully eliminates the formation of blood clots without the need for anticoagulation, this would solve one of the remaining barriers to...
    on Feb 11, 2009 By: Robert Jarvik Source: Business Wire (press release)

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