HyperDic: amethopterin

English > 1 sense of the word amethopterin:
NOUNartifactamethopterin, methotrexate, methotrexate sodiumtoxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid
English > amethopterin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningtoxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid; used to treat certain cancers and psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Synonymsmethotrexate, methotrexate sodium
BroaderantimetaboliteAn antineoplastic drug that inhibits the utilization of a metabolite
immunosuppressant, immunosuppressor, immunosuppressive drug, immunosuppressive, immune suppressant drugA drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
Spanishmetotrexato

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