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Noun: NRTI
  1. An antiviral drug used against HIV; is incorporated into the DNA of the virus and stops the building process; results in incomplete DNA that cannot create a new virus; often used in combination with other drugs
    - nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor

Type of: reverse transcriptase inhibitor

Part of: drug cocktail, HAART, highly active antiretroviral therapy

Encyclopedia: NRTI