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antiretroviral

/ (ˈæntɪˈrɛtrəʊˌvaɪrəl) /
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adjective

inhibiting the process by which a retrovirus replicates

noun

any retroviral drug: used to treat diseases caused by retroviruses, such as HIV

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antiretroviral
[ ăn′tē-rĕt′rō-vīrəs, ăn′tī- ]

adj.

Destroying or inhibiting the replication of retroviruses.
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