fusion inhibitor(redirected from Hiv fusion inhibitors)
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Related to Hiv fusion inhibitors: enfuvirtide, Protease inhibitors, Reverse transcriptase inhibitors, Integrase inhibitors
Any of a class of drugs that interfere with the entry of HIV into helper T cells by inhibiting the fusion of the viral and cell membranes.
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