ddC

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ddC

or DDC  (dē′dē-sē′)
[d(i)d(eoxy)c(ytidine).]
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Noun1.DDC - an antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection
antiviral, antiviral agent, antiviral drug - any drug that destroys viruses
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