ritonavir

noun ri·to·na·vir \ ˌrī-ˈtō-nə-ˌvir , -ˈtä- , ri- \

Definition of ritonavir

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

Origin and Etymology of ritonavir

rito- (perhaps by shortening & alteration from protease) + -navir (as in saquinavir)


Medical Dictionary

ritonavir

noun ri·to·na·vir \ ˌrī-ˈtō-nə-ˌvir, -ˈtän-ə-, ri- \

medical Definition of ritonavir

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

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