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protease inhibitor

noun [C] uk   /ˈprəʊ.ti.eɪz.ɪnˌhɪb.ɪ.tər/ us    /ˈproʊ.t̬i.eɪz.ɪnˌhɪb.ɪ.t̬ɚ/
a drug for treating HIV which works by preventing the virus from increasing
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