Definition of phenindione in English:

phenindione

noun

Pharmacology
  • An anticoagulant drug having a structural analogy to vitamin K, used especially in the treatment of thrombosis.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. From pheno- + in- (in indo-) + -dione.

Pronunciation

phenindione

/ˌfɛnɪnˈdʌɪəʊn/