Synonyms and Antonyms for protease-inhibitor

1. protease inhibitor (n.)

an antiviral drug used against HIV; interrupts HIV replication by binding and blocking HIV protease; often used in combination with other drugs


2. inhibitor (n.)

a substance that retards or stops an activity

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3. protease (n.)

any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis