a blood thinner (trade name Plavix) approved for the treatment of mild heart attacks; works by preventing blood platelets from sticking together to form clots that would restrict blood flow
Usage Domain: ↑trade name
Hypernyms: ↑medicine, ↑medication, ↑medicament, ↑medicinal drug

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