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ritonavir

noun ri·to·na·vir \ˌrī-ˈtō-nə-ˌvir, -ˈtä-, ri-\

Definition of RITONAVIR

:  an antiviral protease inhibitor C37H48N6O5S2 administered orally to treat HIV infection and AIDS

Origin of RITONAVIR

rito- (perhaps by shortening & alteration from protease) + -navir (as in saquinavir)
First Known Use: 1995
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ritonavir

noun ri·to·na·vir \ˌrī-ˈtō-nə-ˌvir, -ˈtän-ə-, ri-\

Medical Definition of RITONAVIR

:  an antiviral protease inhibitor C37H48N6O5S2 administered orally to treat HIV infection and AIDS—see norvir

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