[ rahy-buh-vahy-rin ]
/ ˈraɪ bəˌvaɪ rɪn /
a synthetic compound, C8H12N4O5, active against several DNA and RNA viruses.
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Medicine definitions for ribavirin
[ rī′bə-vī′rĭn ]
A synthetic antiviral ribonucleoside that inhibits DNA and RNA replication.
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