antiviral


antiviral
   An agent that experimentally inhibits the proliferation and viability of infectious viruses. In our domain of herbal medicines, some plants will slow or inhibit the adsorption or random initial attachment of viruses, extend the lifespan of infected target cells, or speed up several aspects of immunity, including complement, antibody, and phagocytosis responses. Herbal antivirals work best on respiratory viruses such as influenza, adenoviruses, rhinoviruses, and the enteric echoviruses. Touted as useful in the alphabet group of slow viruses (HIV, EBV, CMV, etc.), they really help to limit secondary concurrent respiratory infections that often accompany immunosuppression.

Herbal-medical glossary. 2015.

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  • Antiviral — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Los antivirales son un tipo de medicamento usado para el tratamiento de infecciones producidas por virus. Tal como los antibióticos (específicos para bacteria), existen antivirales específicos para distintos tipos de …   Wikipedia Español

  • antiviral — antiviral, ale, aux [ ɑ̃tiviral, o ] adj. et n. m. • v. 1950; de 1. anti et viral ♦ Méd. Se dit d une substance active contre les virus. ⇒ virocide. Médicaments antiviraux. N. m. L AZT est un antiviral. ● antiviral, antivirale, antiviraux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • antiviral — ANTIVIRÁL, Ă, antivirali, e, adj. (med.) Care distruge viruşii. – Din fr., engl. antiviral. Trimis de ana zecheru, 26.02.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  antivirál adj. → viral Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  ANTIVIRÁL antivirală …   Dicționar Român

  • Antiviral — may refer to:*Antiviral drug *Antiviral protein (see AVP) *Antivirus software * Antiviral Therapy , an academic journal …   Wikipedia

  • antiviral — adj. y n. m. Farm. Antivirus (medicamento). * * * antiviral. adj. antivírico. U. t. c. s. m …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • antiviral — UK US /ˌæntiˈvaɪrəl/ adjective ► protecting against viruses that attack the body: »Relenza is an antiviral drug produced by GlaxoSmithKline. ► [before noun] IT ANTI VIRUS(Cf. ↑anti virus) …   Financial and business terms

  • antiviral — Que destruye los virus. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • antiviral — adj. 2 g. s. m. [Biologia] Diz se de ou substância que combate vírus.   ‣ Etimologia: anti + viral …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • antiviral — adj. antivírico. U. t. c. s. m.) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • antiviral — [an΄tī vī′rəl; an΄tē vī′rəl, an΄tivī′rəl] adj. capable of checking the growth or effect of a virus …   English World dictionary

  • Antiviral — Un antiviral désigne une molécule perturbant le cycle de réplication d un ou de plusieurs virus, permettant ainsi de ralentir mais rarement d arrêter une infection virale. C est avec les vaccins et la prévention, la seule méthode connue… …   Wikipédia en Français