vidarabine

noun
vid·​ar·​a·​bine | \ vid-ˈär-ə-ˌbēn How to pronounce vidarabine (audio) \

Medical Definition of vidarabine

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/vidarabine. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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