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ddC

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noun, often all capitalized \ˌdē-(ˌ)dē-ˈsē\

Definition of ddC

  1. :  a synthetic nucleoside C9H13N3O3 that inhibits replication of retroviruses and is used in the treatment of advanced HIV infection —called also zalcitabine



Origin and Etymology of ddc

di- + deoxy + cytidine


First Known Use: 1986


DDC

abbreviation

Definition of DDC

  1. Dewey Decimal Classification




Medical Dictionary

ddC

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noun , often all capitalized \ˌdē-(ˌ)dē-ˈsē\

Medical Definition of ddC

  1. :  a synthetic nucleoside analog C9H13N3O3 that inhibits replication of retroviruses and is used in the treatment of advanced HIV infection—called also dideoxycytidine, zalcitabine




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