efavirenz

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e·fa·vir·enz

 (ə-fä′vîr-ĕnz′)
n.
An antiviral drug, C14H9ClF3NO2, that is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor and is used in combination with other drugs for the treatment of HIV infection.

[e(thyne) + f(luoro)- + -virenz, antiretroviral drug suffix (vir(us) + (b)enz(yl)).]
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efavirenz

n efavirenz m
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