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Definition of antiretroviral adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

antiretroviral

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌæntiˌrɛtroʊˈvaɪrəl//
 
, NAmE//ˌæntaɪ‑//
 
 
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designed to stop viruses such as HIV from damaging the body antiretroviral drugs Antiretroviral drugs are the only way to treat HIV.
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