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English definition of “protease inhibitor”

protease inhibitor

noun [C]     /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 Specific medicines and drugsSpecific types of drug
(Definition of protease inhibitor noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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