the international brand name for azidothymidine.
trademark a brand of the drug zidovudine
Retroviridae Ret·ro·vir·i·dae (rět’rō-vēr’ĭ-dē’) n. A family of viruses, many of which produce tumors, that contain RNA and reverse transcriptase, including the virus that causes AIDS.
noun, plural retroviruses. 1. any of a family of single-stranded RNA viruses having a helical envelope and containing an enzyme that allows for a reversal of genetic transcription, from RNA to DNA rather than the usual DNA to RNA, the newly transcribed viral DNA being incorporated into the host cell’s DNA strand for the production […]
verb (used with object), retruded, retruding. Dentistry. 1. to produce retrusion in.
noun, Dentistry. 1. the act of moving a tooth backward. 2. a condition characterized by the backward displacement of a tooth or teeth. retrusion re·tru·sion (rĭ-trōō’zhən) n. Retraction from any given point, especially the backward movement of the mandible.