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Methotrexate

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Noun

1. amethopterin, methotrexate, methotrexate sodium

toxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid; used to treat certain cancers and psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis

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Methotrexate

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noun
an antimetabolite drug used in the treatment of certain cancers. Formula: C20H22N8O5

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Methotrexate

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noun
an orange-brown, crystalline powder, C20H22N8O5, that is a folic acid antagonist: used in medicine, esp. in treating leukemia, various tumors, psoriasis, and rheumatoid arthritis

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Methotrexate

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n.
A folate antagonist, C20H22N8O5, that inhibits DNA synthesis and is used to treat psoriasis, certain cancers, and some inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis. It is sometimes used in combination with misoprostol to induce abortion in early pregnancy.

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