HyperDic: antiviral_agent

English > 1 sense of the expression antiviral agent:
NOUNartifactantiviral agent, antiviral, antiviral drugany drug that destroys viruses
English > antiviral agent: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny drug that destroys viruses.
Synonymsantiviral, 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
Catalanantiviral, antivíric

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