highly Idioms & Phrases
highly active antiretroviral therapy
noun a combination of protease inhibitors taken with reverse transcriptase inhibitors; used in treating AIDS and HIV
HAART; drug cocktail.
adjective satellite (of a microorganism) extremely infective
- a highly infective organism
adjective satellite readily affected by various agents
- a highly sensitive explosive is easily exploded by a shock
- a sensitive colloid is readily coagulated
adjective satellite being in a tense state
jumpy; edgy; uptight; high-strung; jittery; restive; nervy; overstrung.
adjective satellite (used of societies) having high industrial development
- developed countries
adjective satellite having excessive sexual desire or appeal