HyperDic: retrovir

English > 1 sense of the word Retrovir:
NOUNartifactRetrovir, zidovudine, ZDV, AZTan antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS
Retrovir > pronunciation
Soundsreh'trowvih.r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > Retrovir: 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.
Synonymszidovudine, ZDV, AZT
Broadernucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, NRTIAn antiviral drug used against HIV
Spanishazidotimidina, zidovudina
Catalanazidotimidina, Retrovir, zidovudina

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