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Meaning of ACYCLOVIR

Pronunciation:  us'iklowv`ir

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an oral antiviral drug (trade name Zovirax) used to treat genital herpes; does not cure the disease but relieves the symptoms
 

ACYCLOVIR is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: Zovirax
 
 See Also: medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: An antiviral agent used to prevent or treat cytomegalovirus and herpes simplex infections that may occur when the body is immunosuppressed.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: An antiviral medication used to treat herpesvirus infections; it works by inhibiting viral DNA synthesis.
 

 

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