Lamivudine meaning

lə-mīv'yo͝o-dēn'
An antiretroviral drug, C8 H11 N3 O3 S, that is a nucleoside analog and inhibits replication of HIV by inhibiting reverse transcriptase.
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An antiviral drug, C8 H11 N3 O3 S, that is a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor and is used in the treatment of chronic hepatitis B and, in combination with other drugs, in the treatment of HIV infection.
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Origin of lamivudine

Probably (methy)l ami(no)– -vudine antiviral suff. (from zidovudine)