CCR5 inhibitor – type of HIV drug (an entry inhibitor) that blocks HIV from getting into a CD4 cell. CCR5 is a co-receptor on the surface of a CD4 cell that HIV uses to attach itself to the cell. CCR5 inhibitors block that process. Maraviroc is currently the only approved CCR5 inhibitor.
Selected words and phrases
varices – extended or swollen veins in the liver that can burst. They can be a complication of cirrhosis.
carcinoma – cancer in tissues covering or lining organs of the body, such as the skin, the uterus, the lung, or the breast.
A feeling that your bowl not completely empty even though it is empty. A medical definition is “a sensation of incomplete bowel evacuation despite an empty rectum”.
The marvels of latin and medicine – words for everything…