phytomenadione

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n.
a form of vitamin K occurring naturally in green plants but usually synthesized for use as an antidote to overdosage with anticoagulant drugs. It promotes the production of prothrombin, essential for the normal coagulation of blood. Trade name: Konakion.

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phy·to·men·a·di·one (fi″to-men″ə-diґōn) phytonadione.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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