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English definition of “antiretroviral”


adjective     /æn.tiˌret.rəʊˈvaɪə.rəl/ US  /-t̬iˌret.roʊˈvaɪ.rəl/
used to treat AIDS (= the virus that causes a serious disease that destroys the body's ability to fight infection): antiretroviral drugsSpecific types of drugDrugs - general wordsSpecific medicines and drugs
(Definition of antiretroviral adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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