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ACYCLOVIR

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does acyclovir mean? 

ACYCLOVIR (noun)
  The noun ACYCLOVIR has 1 sense:

1. an oral antiviral drug (trade name Zovirax) used to treat genital herpes; does not cure the disease but relieves the symptoms

  Familiarity information: ACYCLOVIR used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ACYCLOVIR (noun)


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Meaning:

An oral antiviral drug (trade name Zovirax) used to treat genital herpes; does not cure the disease but relieves the symptoms

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

acyclovir; Zovirax

Hypernyms ("acyclovir" is a kind of...):

medicament; medication; medicinal drug; medicine ((medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease)


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