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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
Medical Dictionary

AZT

noun \ˌā-(ˌ)zē-ˈtē\

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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