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gan·ci·clo·vir

 (găn-sī′klō-vîr′, -klə-)
n.
A synthetic nucleoside analog, C9H13N5O4, derived from guanine and used in the prevention and treatment of opportunistic cytomegalovirus infections.

[gan-, origin unknown + -ciclovir, antiviral drug suffix (from acyclovir).]
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ganciclovir

n ganciclovir m
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