vid·​ar·​a·​bine vid-ˈär-ə-ˌbēn How to pronounce vidarabine (audio)
: an antiviral agent C10H13N5O4·H2O derived from adenine and arabinoside and used especially to treat keratitis and encephalitis caused by the herpes simplex virus

called also adenine arabinoside, ara-A

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“Vidarabine.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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