stavudine

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noun stav·u·dine \ˈstav-yü-ˌdēn\

Definition of stavudine

  1. :  d4T

Origin and Etymology of stavudine

sta- (of unknown origin) + -vudine (as in zidovudine)


First Known Use: 1992


Medical Dictionary

stavudine

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noun stav·u·dine \ˈstav-yü-ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of stavudine

  1. :  a synthetic antiretroviral nucleoside drug C10H12N2O4 that is an analog of thymidine and is administered orally in the treatment of HIV infection—called also d4T


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