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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Zidovudina

A drug that inhibits the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes AIDS. It is a type of systemic antiviral. Also called AZT.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.