Ritonavir meaning

rĭ-tŏnə-vîr
A protease-inhibiting drug usually used in combination with other drugs to suppress the replication of HIV.
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A protease-inhibiting drug usually used in combination with other drugs to suppress the replication of HIV.
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(pharmacology) An anti-retroviral drug of the protease inhibitor class that is used in to treat HIV infected patients.
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Origin of ritonavir

  • rito- of unknown origin -navir protease inhibitor suff. (from saquinavir)

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