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entry inhibitor

Syllabification: en·try in·hib·i·tor

Definition of entry inhibitor in English:

noun

A class of anti-HIV drugs that work by blocking the entry of the virus into a host cell.
Example sentences
  • Closest to Food and Drug Administration approval are drugs in the entry inhibitor class.
  • In contrast, ‘the next major wave of drugs will be entry inhibitors,’ he predicts.
  • The drugs are called entry inhibitors and are being developed by many companies, although only one has entered human testing.

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