antiretroviral


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an·ti·ret·ro·vi·ral

 (ăn′tē-rĕt′rō-vī′rəl, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Destroying or inhibiting the replication of retroviruses.
n.
An antiretroviral drug.

antiretroviral

(ˈæntɪˈrɛtrəʊˌvaɪrəl)
adj
(Pharmacology) inhibiting the process by which a retrovirus replicates
n
(Pharmacology) any retroviral drug: used to treat diseases caused by retroviruses, such as HIV
Translations

antiretroviral

adj & n antirretroviral m
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