- A drug used in the treatment of infections caused by viruses.
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Didanosine — Systematic (IUPAC) name 9 [(2R,5S) 5 (hydroxymethyl)oxolan 2 yl] 6,9 dihydro 3H purin 6 one Clinical data AHFS/Drugs.c … Wikipedia
Didanosine — Structure chimique de la didanosine Général Nom IUPAC L 2 ,3 didéoxyinosine … Wikipédia en Français
didanosine — noun Etymology: alteration of dideoxyinosine, an alternate name, from di + deoxy + inosine, a nucleoside Date: 1990 ddI … New Collegiate Dictionary
didanosine — di·dan·o·sine (dĭ dănʹə sēn , sĭn) n. See DDI. [Shortening and alteration of dideoxyinosine.] * * * … Universalium
didanosine — noun 2,3 dideoxyinosine, a reverse transcriptase inhibitor effective against HIV … Wiktionary
didanosine — di·dan·o·sine dī dan ə .sēn n ddI * * * n. an antiviral drug that interferes with the action of the enzyme reverse transcriptase, by means of which HIV, the cause of AIDS, is able to incorporate itself into the human host cell. The drug is… … Medical dictionary
didanosine — [dɪ danəʊsi:n] noun Medicine another term for dideoxyinosine … English new terms dictionary
didanosine — di·dan·o·sine … English syllables
didanosine — ddI; n. an antiretroviral drug that interferes with the action of the enzyme reverse transcriptase, by means of which HIV, the cause of AIDS, is able to incorporate itself into the human host cell. The drug is administered by mouth to prolong the … The new mediacal dictionary
didanosine — noun an antiviral drug used to combat HIV infection • Syn: ↑dideoxyinosine, ↑ddI, ↑DDI • Hypernyms: ↑antiviral, ↑antiviral agent, ↑antiviral drug … Useful english dictionary