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meth•o•trex•ate



Pronunciation: (meth"ō-trek'sāt), [key]
n. Pharm.
a toxic folic acid analogue, C20H22N8O5, that inhibits cellular reproduction, used primarily in the treatment of psoriasis and certain cancers and as an immunosuppressive agent.

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