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Noun: zidovudine  zi'dow-vyû,deen
  1. An antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow
    - Retrovir, ZDV, AZT

Derived forms: zidovudines

Type of: NRTI, nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor

Encyclopedia: Zidovudine, lamivudine and nevirapine