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nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor that is very effective in combination with zidovudine in treating AIDS and HIV 3TC , lamivudine
making active and effective (as a bomb) activation
one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement adjuster , adjustor , claim agent , claims adjuster , claims adjustor
bomb with only 10 to 20 per cent explosive and the remainder consisting of casings designed to break into many small high-velocity fragments; most effective against troops and vehicles anti-personnel bomb , antipersonnel bomb , daisy cutter , fragmentation bomb
drug (or other chemical agent) that is effective against syphilis antisyphilitic
oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglycerides; potent in reducing LDL cholesterol because higher doses can be given atorvastatin , Lipitor
(physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter b , barn
polypeptide antibiotic of known chemical structure effective against several types of Gram-positive organisms; usually applied locally bacitracin
additional dose that makes sure the first dose was effective booster , booster dose , booster shot , recall dose
diuretic (trade names Hygroton and Thalidone) used to control hypertension and conditions that cause edema; effective in lowering blood pressure to prevent heart attacks chlorthalidone , Hygroton , Thalidone
remark, of a forceful and effective cogent , incisive , mordant , to the point , trenchant
skillful and effective interaction of movements coordination
tetracycline antibacterial (trade name Declomycin) effective in the treatment of some bacterial and rickettsial and other infections Declomycin , demeclocycline hydrochloride
process of declining from a higher to a lower level of effective power or vitality or essential quality degeneration , devolution
antibiotic derived from tetracycline that is effective against many infections doxycycline , Vibramycin
fourth son of Edward III who was the effective ruler of England during the close of his father's reign and during the minority of Richard II; his son was Henry Bolingbroke (1340-1399) Duke of Lancaster , John of Gaunt
antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin or E-Mycin or Ethril or Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus; effective against many Gram-positive bacteria and some Gram-negative E-Mycin , Erythrocin , erythromycin , Ethril , Ilosone , Pediamycin
electronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy's use of electronic warfare ECCM , electronic counter-countermeasures
electronic warfare undertaken to prevent or reduce an enemy's effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum ECM , electronic countermeasures
power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect effectiveness , effectivity , effectuality , effectualness
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