poly I:C


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pol·y I:C

 (pŏl′ē ī′sē′)
n.
A synthetic polymer of inosine and cytidine that resembles the double-stranded RNA of infectious viruses and is used experimentally to stimulate the immune system.

[poly- + i(nosinic acid) + c(ytidylic acid) (cytid(ine) + -yl + -ic).]