noun Etymology: probably from International Scientific Vocabulary fos- (alteration of phosph-) + carb- + -net (of unknown origin) Date: 1981 a hydrated sodium salt Na3CO5•6H2O that is administered intravenously to individuals infected with HIV to treat retinitis caused by a cytomegalovirus

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