a protease inhibitor (trade name Crixivan) used for treating HIV
Syn: ↑Crixivan
Hypernyms: ↑protease inhibitor, ↑PI

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\\inˈdinəvir\ noun (-s)
Etymology: indina- (perhaps alteration of indanyl univalent radical of indan, from indan + -yl) + -vir (as in acyclovir — herein)
: a protease inhibitor C36H47N5O4 used in the form of its sulfate in combination therapy with antiviral drugs (as AZT) to treat HIV infection

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indinavir /in-dinˈə-vīr/
A protease inhibitor used as a drug in the treatment of HIV

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  • Indinavir — Nombre (IUPAC) sistemático 1 [2 hidroxi 4 [(2 hidroxi 2,3 dihidro 1H inden 1 il) carbamoil] 5 fenil pentil] 4 (piridina 3 ilmetil) N tert butil piperazi …   Wikipedia Español

  • indinavir — Inhibidor de una proteína antirretroviral. Indicaciones: se prescribe en el tratamiento de la infección por el virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana. Contraindicaciones: el fármaco no debe administrarse a pacientes con riesgo de cálculos renales.… …   Diccionario médico

  • Indinavir — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Indinavir Summenformel …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • indinavir — noun Etymology: indina (perhaps alteration of indanyl monovalent radical of the cyclic hydrocarbon indan) + vir (as in saquinavir) Date: 1995 a protease inhibitor C36H47N5O4 used in the form of its sulfate in combination with antiretroviral drugs …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • indinavir — in·din·a·vir (ĭn dĭnʹə vîr) n. A protease inhibiting drug usually used in combination with other drugs to suppress the replication of HIV.   [Alteration of indene + navir, protease inhibitor suffix (from saquinavir).] * * * …   Universalium

  • indinavir — noun An anti retroviral drug of the protease inhibitor class that is used in to treat HIV infected patients …   Wiktionary

  • indinavir — in·din·a·vir (.)in din ə .vir n an antiviral protease inhibitor that is used in the form of its sulfate C36H47N5O4·H2SO4 in combination therapy with antiretroviral drugs (as AZT and lamivudine) to treat HIV infection see crixivan * * * n. see… …   Medical dictionary

  • indinavir — in·din·a·vir …   English syllables

  • indinavir — n.; see protease inhibitor …   The new mediacal dictionary

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