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).]

AZT

abbreviation for
(Pharmacology) azidothymidine. Also called: zidovudine

AZT


Trademark.
azidothymidine: an antiviral drug used in the treatment of AIDS. Compare zidovudine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations

AZT

N ABBR =azidothymidineAZT m (medicina antisida)

AZT

[ˌeɪzɛdˈtiː] n abbr (=azidothymidine) → AZT f

AZT

abbr of azidothymidineAZT nt

AZT

[ˌeɪzɛdˈtiː] n abbr =azidothymidineAZT m

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n AZT m&f