NNRTI


NNRTI
noun
an antiviral drug used against HIV; binds directly to reverse transcriptase and prevents RNA conversion to DNA; often used in combination with other drugs
Hyponyms: ↑delavirdine, ↑Rescriptor, ↑nevirapine, ↑Viramune

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