Meaning of PROTEASE INHIBITOR in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ noun ]

Date: 1976

: a substance that inhibits the action of a protease ; specifically : any of various drugs (as indinavir) that inhibit the action of the protease of HIV so that the cleavage of viral proteins into mature functional infectious particles is prevented and that are used especially in combination with other agents in the treatment of HIV infection

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.