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efavirenz

[ uh-fah-vi-renz ]
/ əˈfɑ vɪˌrɛnz /
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noun Pharmacology.

a nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor used with other medications to treat HIV infection in patients who have or do not have AIDS.

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Origin of efavirenz

First recorded in 1950–55; shortening of e(thyne) + f(luoro-) + vir(us) + (b)enz(yl)

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Medical definitions for efavirenz

efavirenz
[ ə-fävîr-ĕnz′ ]

n.

A non-nucleoside drug used to treat HIV infection.
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