ddC


ddC

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

Definition of DDC

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

Origin of DDC

di- + deoxy + cytidine
First Known Use: 1986

DDC

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ddC

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

Medical Definition of DDC

: 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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