non-nucleoside

[ non-noo-klee-uh-sahyd, -nyoo- ]
/ nɒnˈnu kli əˌsaɪd, -ˈnyu- /

noun Pharmacology.

any of various antiviral drugs that bind directly to reverse transcriptase and prevent RNA conversion to DNA, used in combination with other drugs to treat HIV infection.

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Also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor.
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