HyperDic: antiviral

English > 2 senses of the word antiviral:
ADJECTIVEpertantiviralinhibiting or stopping the growth and reproduction of viruses
NOUNartifactantiviral, antiviral agent, antiviral drugany drug that destroys viruses
antiviral > pronunciation
Soundsae.ntiyvay'rahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > antiviral: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningInhibiting or stopping the growth and reproduction of viruses.
Spanishantiviral, antivírico, antivirus
Catalanantiviral, antivíric, antivirus
Nounsantiviralany drug that destroys viruses
English > antiviral: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny drug that destroys viruses.
Synonymsantiviral agent, antiviral drug
Narrowerdideoxycytosine, ddC, DDC, zalcitabineAn antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection
dideoxyinosine, ddI, DDI, didanosineAn antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection
interferonAn antiviral protein produced by cells that have been invaded by a virus
protease inhibitor, PIAn antiviral drug used against HIV
reverse transcriptase inhibitorAn antiviral drug that inhibits the action of reverse transcriptase in retroviruses such as HIV
ribavirin, VirazoleAn inhaled antiviral agent (trade name Virazole) that may be used to treat serious virus infections
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Spanishantiviral
Catalanantiviral, antivíric
Adjectivesantiviralinhibiting or stopping the growth and reproduction of viruses

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