Definition of DDI in US English:


(also ddI)


  • Dideoxyinosine.

    • ‘Several analogs are used to interfere with the replication of HIV, such as AZT and ddI (dideoxyinosine).’
    • ‘In January 2001 the Food and Drug Administration issued a special warning to pregnant women taking nucleoside analogues ddI and d4T after three women died.’
    • ‘We have now extended these studies to investigate the induction of mutants and micronuclei in mice treated neonatally with ddI or ddI in combination with AZT.’