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noun vid·ar·a·bine \vid-ˈär-ə-ˌbēn\

Medical Definition of vidarabine

  1. :  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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