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 Dictionary entry overview: What does antiviral agent mean? 

  The noun ANTIVIRAL AGENT has 1 sense:

1. any drug that destroys viruses

  Familiarity information: ANTIVIRAL AGENT used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1antiviral agent [BACK TO TOP]


Any drug that destroys viruses

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Nouns denoting man-made objects


antiviral; antiviral agent; antiviral drug

Hypernyms ("antiviral agent" is a kind of...):

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

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "antiviral agent"):

interferon (an antiviral protein produced by cells that have been invaded by a virus; inhibits replication of the virus)

PI; protease inhibitor (an antiviral drug used against HIV; interrupts HIV replication by binding and blocking HIV protease; often used in combination with other drugs)

reverse transcriptase inhibitor (an antiviral drug that inhibits the action of reverse transcriptase in retroviruses such as HIV)

ribavirin; Virazole (an inhaled antiviral agent (trade name Virazole) that may be used to treat serious virus infections)

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