AZT

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AZT

 (ā′zē-tē′)
n.
An antiviral drug, C10H13N5O4, that is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor and is used in combination with other drugs for the treatment of HIV infection. Also called zidovudine.

[az(ido)t(hymidine).]
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AZT

abbreviation for
(Pharmacology) azidothymidine. Also called: zidovudine
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Trademark.
azidothymidine: an antiviral drug used in the treatment of AIDS. Compare zidovudine.
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Noun1.AZT - an antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDSAZT - an antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow
NRTI, nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor - an antiviral drug used against HIV; is incorporated into the DNA of the virus and stops the building process; results in incomplete DNA that cannot create a new virus; often used in combination with other drugs
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Translations

AZT

N ABBR =azidothymidineAZT m (medicina antisida)
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[ˌeɪzɛdˈtiː] n abbr (=azidothymidine) → AZT f
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AZT

abbr of azidothymidineAZT nt
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[ˌeɪzɛdˈtiː] n abbr =azidothymidineAZT m
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AZT

n AZT m&f
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