Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A nucleoside analog antiviral drug that inhibits the replication of retroviruses such as HIV by interfering with the enzyme reverse transcriptase.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[d(i)d(eoxy)c(ytidine).]

Examples

  • Several researchers reported that combining AZT with the experimental drugs known as DDC and DDI substantially increased survival rates.

    In Florence, A Meeting Of Mysteries

  • In De doctrina Christiana (henceforth "DDC"), St. Augustine lays the groundwork for a good, spiritual exegesis by elucidating on the virtue of charity, and all that means.

    The Scriptural Roots of St. Augustine's Spirituality

  • In De doctrina Christiana (henceforth "DDC"), St. Augustine lays the groundwork for a good, spiritual exegesis by elucidating on the virtue of charity, and all that means.

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  • In De doctrina Christiana (henceforth "DDC"), St. Augustine lays the groundwork for a good, spiritual exegesis by elucidating on the virtue of charity, and all that means.

    Scripture

  • District Court for the District of Columbia ( "DDC") is not my normal subject matter, as I don't often post on law - if at all, these days - but is one of great interest to me since it's being prosecuted by the counterintelligence division of the Department of Justice.

    Law

  • District Court for the District of Columbia ( "DDC") is not my normal subject matter, as I don't often post on law - if at all, these days - but is one of great interest to me since it's being prosecuted by the counterintelligence division of the Department of Justice.

    united states v. berger

  • District Court for the District of Columbia ( "DDC") is not my normal subject matter, as I don't often post on law - if at all, these days - but is one of great interest to me since it's being prosecuted by the counterintelligence division of the Department of Justice.

    unbillable hours:

  • EDID and HDCP are implemented by storing pertinent information on a chip in the monitor, which information is then communicated to the computer to which the monitor is connected via a "DDC" wire in the video cable.

    HomeToys News

  • Development of reusable components such as DDC, DUC, Digital FIR Filters, Poly-phase filters, Modulators and De-Modulators for various communication standards, MAC (Media Access Control) Layer and protocol layers, Components for FEC, RF Analog Front End as IP

    HomeToys News

  • I worked with interior designer Jesse Carrier to merge raw, industrial elements of the space with found items like 19th-century doors from upstate New York and Charme chairs from DDC.

    The Lady Whisperer

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