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AZT

noun \ˌā-(ˌ)zē-ˈtē\

medical : a drug used to treat AIDS

Full Definition of AZT

:  an antiviral drug C10H13N5O4 that inhibits replication of some retroviruses (as HIV) and is used to treat AIDS —called also azidothymidine, zidovudine

First Known Use of AZT

1985

AZT

noun \ˌā-(ˌ)zē-ˈtē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AZT

:  an antiviral drug C10H13N5O4 that inhibits replication of some retroviruses (as HIV) and is used to treat AIDS—called also azidothymidine, ZDV, zidovudine; see retrovir

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