maribavir

Definition / meaning of maribavir

A substance that blocks the ability of viruses to make new viruses and infect cells. It is being studied in the prevention of cytomegalovirus infection in cancer patients who have had a donor stem cell transplant. It is a type of antiviral agent.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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