emtricitabine

noun
em·​tri·​ci·​ta·​bine | \ ˌem-trə-ˈsī-tə-ˌbēn How to pronounce emtricitabine (audio) \

Medical Definition of emtricitabine

: a synthetic reverse transcriptase inhibitor C8H10FN3O3S administered orally typically in conjunction with other antiretroviral agents to treat HIV infection

Note: Trademarks for preparations containing emtricitabine include Atripla, Complera, Emtriva, Stribild, and Truvada.

Learn More About emtricitabine

Dictionary Entries Near emtricitabine

EMT

emtricitabine

Emtriva

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Emtricitabine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/emtricitabine. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Eponyms: Words Named After People

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!