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- n. See AZT.
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- n. A nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor, a type of antiretroviral drug, the first approved treatment for HIV.
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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
Alteration of (a)zido(thymi)dine.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)