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ribavirin

noun ri·ba·vi·rin \ˌrī-bə-ˈvī-rən\

Definition of RIBAVIRIN

:  a synthetic broad-spectrum antiviral nucleoside C8H12N4O5

Origin of RIBAVIRIN

perhaps from ribonucleic acid + virus + 1-in
First Known Use: 1976

ribavirin

noun ri·ba·vi·rin \ˌrī-bə-ˈvī-rən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RIBAVIRIN

:  a synthetic broad-spectrum antiviral drug C8H12N4O5 that is a nucleoside resembling guanosine

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