Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor — synonyms, definition
1. nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (Noun)
nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (Noun) — An antiviral drug used against HIV; is incorporated into the DNA of the virus and stops the building process; results in incomplete DNA that cannot create a new virus; often used in combination with other drugs.
1 type of
reverse transcriptase inhibitor
3TC AZT Retrovir ZDV lamivudine zidovudine
3 parts of
HAART drug cocktail highly active antiretroviral therapy