ganciclovir

[ găn-sīklō-vîr ]

n.

An antiviral agent derived from guanine and used in the prevention and treatment of opportunistic cytomegalovirus infections.

Nearby words

  1. genogram,
  2. genom,
  3. genome,
  4. genomic,
  5. genomic dna,
  6. genomics,
  7. genospecies,
  8. genotoxic,
  9. genotoxin,
  10. genotype


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