AZT

noun \ ˌā-(ˌ)zē-ˈtē \

Definition of AZT

:an antiviral drug C10H13N5O4 that inhibits replication of some retroviruses (such as HIV) and is used to treat AIDS called also azidothymidine, zidovudine

First Known Use of azt

1985


AZT Defined for English Language Learners

AZT

noun

Definition of AZT for English Language Learners

  • medical : a drug used to treat AIDS


Medical Dictionary

AZT

noun \ ˌā-(ˌ)zē-ˈtē \

medical Definition of AZT

:an antiviral drug C10H13N5O4 that inhibits replication of some retroviruses (as HIV) and is used to treat AIDS called also azidothymidine, ZDV, zidovudine; see retrovir

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