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zidovudine

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noun zi·do·vu·dine \zi-ˈdō-vyü-ˌdēn\

Definition of zidovudine

  1. :  AZT



Origin of zidovudine

by shortening & alteration from azidothymidine


First Known Use: 1987


Medical Dictionary

zidovudine

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noun zi·do·vu·dine \zī-ˈdō-v(y)ü-ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of zidovudine

  1. :  azt




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