methotrexate definition

  • noun:
    • A toxic antimetabolite, C20H22N8O5, that will act as a folic acid antagonist to interfere with cellular reproduction and is utilized in the treatment of psoriasis, specific types of cancer, and particular inflammatory diseases eg rheumatoid arthritis.
    • An antimetabolite and antifolate medicine used in remedy for cancer tumors and autoimmune conditions.
    • toxic antimetabolite that restricts cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid; familiar with treat specific cancers and psoriasis and arthritis rheumatoid

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