non-nucleoside

[non-noo-klee-uh-sahyd, -nyoo-]
noun Pharmacology.
  1. 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.
Also called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor.
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