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[anti- + viral]
1. Opposing the action of a virus. 2. A drug used to treat viral infections. Examples of antiviral drugs include acyclovir or famciclovir (for herpes simplex virus infections), oseltamavir (for influenza virus infection), sofosbuvir (for hepatitis C viral infection), and emtricitabine or tenofovir (for HIV infection).
Venes, Donald, editor. "Antiviral." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769247/all/direct_acting_antiviral.
Antiviral. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769247/all/direct_acting_antiviral. Accessed December 12, 2019.
Antiviral. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769247/all/direct_acting_antiviral
Antiviral [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 12]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769247/all/direct_acting_antiviral.
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