nucleoside analogue

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nucleoside analogue n.
Any of a group of antiviral drugs, including AZT, DDC, and DDI, that interfere with the activity of the viral enzyme reverse transcriptase and are used in the treatment of HIV.

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nucleoside analogue  
Any of a group of antiviral drugs that interfere with the activity of the viral enzyme reverse transcriptase and are used in the treatment of retroviral infections, especially HIV.
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