Meaning of “protease inhibitor” in the English Dictionary

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"protease inhibitor" in British English

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protease inhibitornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈprəʊ.ti.eɪz ɪnˌhɪb.ɪ.tər/ us /ˈproʊ.t̬i.eɪz ɪnˌhɪb.ɪ.t̬ɚ/

a drug for treating HIV that works by preventing the virus from increasing

(Definition of “protease inhibitor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)