idoxuridine

noun
idox·​uri·​dine | \ ˌī-ˌdäks-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌdēn How to pronounce idoxuridine (audio) \

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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“Idoxuridine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/idoxuridine. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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