/duy kooh"meuh rawl", -rol', -kyooh"-/, Pharm.
a synthetic coumarin derivative, C19H12O6, used chiefly to prevent blood coagulation and in the treatment of arterial thrombosis.
[resp. of DI-1 + COUMAR(IN) + -OL]

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