Definitions

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  • adj. Tending to inhibit viral replication.
  • n. A drug which inhibits viral replication.

Etymologies

From viro- +‎ static. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Repeated attempts had been made to cure the affected areas with topical antimycotic drugs, antibiotics, and virostatic agents.

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  • ViroStatics has recently completed a Phase II multi-national clinical trial of its lead product, VS411 - a fixed combination of virostatic drugs believed to be the first in the new AV-HALT class of drugs.

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