HyperDic: methotrexate_sodium

English > 1 sense of the expression methotrexate sodium:
NOUNartifactmethotrexate sodium, methotrexate, amethopterintoxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid
English > methotrexate sodium: 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, amethopterin
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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