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Definition of the noun 3tc
What does 3tc mean as a name of something?
- a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor that is very effective in combination with zidovudine in treating AIDS and HIV
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonym of 3TC: lamivudine
- more generic terms: NRTI / nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor = an antiviral drug used against HIV; is incorporated into the DNA of the virus and stops the building process; results in incomplete DNA that cannot create a new virus