Meaning of SAQUINAVIR in English

SAQUINAVIR

noun Etymology: sa- (perhaps backward spelling of protease) + quinoline + -avir, alteration of -ovir (as in acyclovir) Date: 1994 a protease inhibitor C 38 H 50 N 6 O 5 that is administered in the form of its methylated sulfonic salt especially in combination with other antiretroviral agents to treat HIV infection

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