from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An anti-HIV drug that blocks the action of the enzyme protease, which is needed for viral replication.
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- noun pharmacology, virology A class of drugs used to treat or prevent infection by
virusessuch as HIVand hepatitis C.
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- noun an antiviral drug used against HIV; interrupts HIV replication by binding and blocking HIV protease; often used in combination with other drugs
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