dideoxyinosine


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di·de·ox·y·in·o·sine

 (dī′dē-ŏk′sē-ĭn′ə-sēn′, -sĭn, -ī′nə-)
n.
DDI.
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Noun1.dideoxyinosine - an antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection
antiviral, antiviral agent, antiviral drug - any drug that destroys viruses
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