Definition of acyclovir noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

acyclovir

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//eɪˈsaɪkləvɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//eɪˈsaɪkləvɪr//
 
[uncountable](medical)
 
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a drug that is used to treat viruses Word Origin 1970s: from acycl(ic) + vir(al DNA).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: acyclovir