Ganciclovir definition

găn-sīklō-vîr, -klə-
A synthetic nucleoside analog, C9 H13 N5 O4 , derived from guanine and used in the prevention and treatment of opportunistic cytomegalovirus infections.
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A synthetic nucleoside analog, C9 H13 N5 O4 , derived from guanine and used in the prevention and treatment of opportunistic cytomegalovirus infections.
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Origin of ganciclovir

  • gan- origin unknown alteration of (a)cyclovir

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