[ ey-sahy-kloh-veer, -kluh- ]
/ eɪˈsaɪ kloʊˌvɪər, -klə- /
a crystalline compound, C18H11N5O3, used as an antiviral drug in the treatment of herpes infections.
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Medicine definitions for acyclovir
[ ā-sī′klō-vîr, -klə- ]
A synthetic purine nucleoside analog that is derived from guanine and is used in the treatment of herpes simplex, herpes zoster, and varicella zoster viral infections.acycloguanosine
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