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Antiviral drug

Introduction: Antiviral drug

Description of Antiviral drug

Antiviral drug: any drug that destroys viruses.
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Antiviral drug: Agents used in the prophylaxis or therapy of virus diseases. Some of the ways they may act include preventing viral replication by inhibiting viral DNA polymerase; binding to specific cell-surface receptors and inhibiting viral penetration or uncoating; inhibiting viral protein synthesis; or blocking late stages of virus assembly.
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Hierarchical classifications of Antiviral drug

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  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

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