|any one of a class of antiviral drugs that impair the growth and replication of HIV by inhibiting the action of protease produced by the virus: used in the treatment of AIDS|
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protease inhibitor n.
An anti-HIV drug that blocks the action of the enzyme protease, which is needed for viral replication.