idoxuridine

noun
idox·uri·dine | \ ˌī-ˌdäks-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌdēn \

Medical Definition of idoxuridine 

: a white crystalline drug C9H11IN2O5 that is an analog of pyrimidine and is used to treat keratitis caused by the herpesviruses producing herpes simplex abbreviation IDU

called also iododeoxyuridine, IUDR

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