poly I:Cpol·y I:C
a synthetic RNA that promotes the production of interferon in the body
Origin of poly I:Cpolyi(nosinic-poly)c(ytidylic acid)
A synthetic polymer of inosine and cytidine that resembles the double-stranded RNA of infectious viruses and is used experimentally to stimulate the immune system.
Origin of poly I:Cpoly- i(nosinic acid) c(ytidylic acid) ( cytid(ine) ) ( -yl ) ( -ic )