ritonavir

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ri·ton·a·vir

 (rĭ-tŏn′ə-vîr)
n.
A protease-inhibiting drug usually used in combination with other drugs to suppress the replication of HIV.

[rito-, of unknown origin + -navir, protease inhibitor suff. (from saquinavir).]
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ritonavir

(raɪˈtɒnəˌvɪə)
n
(Medicine) a type of anti-viral drug used to treat HIV infection and AIDS
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Noun1.ritonavir - a protease inhibitor (trade name Norvir) used in treating HIV
protease inhibitor, PI - an antiviral drug used against HIV; interrupts HIV replication by binding and blocking HIV protease; often used in combination with other drugs
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ritonavir

n ritonavir m
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