HyperDic: zidovudine

English > 1 sense of the word zidovudine:
NOUNartifactzidovudine, Retrovir, ZDV, AZTan antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS
English > zidovudine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow.
SynonymsRetrovir, ZDV, AZT
Broadernucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, NRTIAn antiviral drug used against HIV
Spanishazidotimidina, zidovudina
Catalanazidotimidina, Retrovir, zidovudina

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