ribavirin

noun ri·ba·vi·rin \ ˌrī-bə-ˈvī-rən \

Definition of ribavirin

: a synthetic broad-spectrum antiviral nucleoside C8H12N4O5

Origin and Etymology of ribavirin

perhaps from ribonucleic acid + virus + 1-in


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ribavirin

noun ri·ba·vi·rin \ ˌrī-bə-ˈvī-rən \

medical Definition of ribavirin

: a synthetic broad-spectrum antiviral drug C8H12N4O5 that is a nucleoside resembling guanosine

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