from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A nucleoside analogue antiviral drug that inhibits the replication of retroviruses such as HIV by interfering with the enzyme reverse transcriptase. Also called zidovudine.
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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. same as azidothymidine.
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- n. an antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow
az(ido)t(hymidine).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)