ddI

noun, often all capitalized
\ˌdē-(ˌ)dē-ˈī \

Definition of ddI 

: a synthetic nucleoside C10H12N4O3 having properties and uses similar to those of ddC

called also didanosine

First Known Use of ddI

1988, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ddI

di- + deoxy + inosine, a nucleoside

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DDD

DDE

ddI

DDS

DDSc

DDT

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ddI

noun, often all capitalized
\-ˈī \

Medical Definition of ddI 

: a synthetic nucleoside analog C10H12N4O3 having properties and uses similar to those of ddC

called also didanosine, dideoxyinosine

— see videx

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