stavudine

noun
stav·u·dine | \ ˈstav-yü-ˌdēn \

Definition of stavudine 

: a synthetic antiretroviral nucleoside drug C10H12N2O4 that is an analog of thymidine and is administered orally in the treatment of HIV infection : d4t

First Known Use of stavudine

1992, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stavudine

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

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stavudine

noun
stav·u·dine | \ ˈstav-yü-ˌdēn \

Medical Definition of stavudine 

: 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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