AZT

noun
Pharmacology, Trademark. azidothymidine: an antiviral drug, manufactured from genetic materials in fish sperm or produced synthetically, used in the treatment of AIDS.
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AZT
 
abbreviation for
Also called: zidovudine azidothymidine

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AZT (ā'zē-tē')
n.
Azidothymidine; an antiviral drug that inhibits replication of the retrovirus that causes AIDS.

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AZT   (ā'zē-tē')  Pronunciation Key 
A nucleoside analogue antiviral drug that inhibits the replication of retroviruses such as HIV by interfering with the enzyme reverse transcriptase.
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AZT [(ay-zee-tee)]

A drug used in the treatment of AIDS. It does not cure the disease but does prolong the life of the patient in some cases.

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AZT
azidothymidine
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Mark reminds roger to take his azt, revealing that roger is hiv positive.
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