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highly active antiretroviral therapy
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|Noun||1.||HAART - a combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV|
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
NNRTI, non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor - an antiviral drug used against HIV; binds directly to reverse transcriptase and prevents RNA conversion to DNA; often used in combination with other drugs
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; often used in combination with other drugs
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HAARTabbr highly active antiretroviral therapy. V. therapy.
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