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[non-noo-klee-uh-sahyd, -nyoo-] /nɒnˈnu kli əˌsaɪd, -ˈnyu-/

noun, Pharmacology.
any of various antiviral drugs that bind directly to reverse transcriptase and prevent RNA conversion to DNA, used in combination with other drugs to treat HIV infection.


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