ritonavir


ri·to·na·vir

noun \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

ri·to·na·vir

noun \ˌrī-ˈtō-nə-ˌvir, -ˈtän-ə-, ri-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RITONAVIR

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

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