Delavirdine meaning

dĕlə-vîrdēn
A non-nucleoside antiretroviral drug that inhibits reverse transcriptase, used to treat HIV infection.
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An antiviral drug, C22 H28 N6 O3 S, that is a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor and is used in its mesylate form in combination with other drugs for the treatment of HIV infection.
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A non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor used to treat HIV.
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Origin of delavirdine

  • dela- (alteration of dimethyl) -virdine antiviral pyridine derivative suff. ((anti)vir(al)) ((pyri)dine)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition