noun Etymology: by shortening & alteration from azidothymidine Date: 1987 AZT

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  • zidovudine — [ zidɔvydin ] n. f. • 1987; mot angl. , de (a)zido (deoxythymi)dine ♦ Méd. Produit antiviral utilisé dans le traitement du sida, couramment nommé AZT. ● zidovudine nom féminin Médicament antiviral actif sur les rétrovirus, en particulier sur le V …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • zidovudine — [zī dō′vyo͞o dēn΄] n. an antiviral drug used in the treatment of AIDS; AZT …   English World dictionary

  • Zidovudine — AZT redirects here. For other uses, see AZT (disambiguation). Zidovudine Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • Zidovudine — Pour les articles homonymes, voir AZT. Zidovudine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Zidovudine — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Zidovudin Andere Namen Azidot …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • zidovudine — azidothymidine azidothymidine n. 1. 1 an antiviral drug, ({C10H13N5O4}) used in the treatment of AIDS. It has the generic name of {zidovudine}. Note: an analog of thymidine, it inhibits the replication of the viral chromosome. Syn: AZT,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zidovudine — ЗИДОВУДИН ( Zidovudine ). 1 (3 1 Азидо 2 1 дезоксирибозил) тимидин. Синонимы: Ретровир, Retrovir. Новый противовирусный препарат, ингибирующий репликацию ретровирусов, включая вирус иммунодефицита человека (ВИЧ). Предложен для применения в… …   Словарь медицинских препаратов

  • zidovudine — (= AZT; azido deoxythymidine; retrovir) Thymidine analogue; phosphorylated form acts as an inhibitor of viral reverse transcriptase. Used in HIV treatment …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • zidovudine — /zuy doh vyooh deen /, n. Pharm. the international generic term for azidothymidine. Cf. AZT. * * * …   Universalium

  • zidovudine — noun A nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitor, a type of antiretroviral drug, the first approved treatment for HIV. Syn: azidothymidine …   Wiktionary

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