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Definition of the noun amethopterin
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noun - plural: amethopterins
- toxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid; used to treat certain cancers and psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonyms of amethopterin: methotrexate / methotrexate sodium
- more generic terms: antimetabolite = an antineoplastic drug that inhibits the utilization of a metabolite; immune suppressant drug / immunosuppressant / immunosuppressive / immunosuppressive drug / immunosuppressor = a drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
Alternative definition of the noun amethopterin
- [context: now rare] Methotrexate
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by George P. Rédei
Amethopterin: Amethopterin is an inhibitor of dihydrofolate reductase, an important enzyme in the de novo biosynthetic pathway of purine and pyrimidine nucleotides. Synonymous with methotrexate, amethopterin is used as an antitumor drug ...
by Paul Singleton
4-amino-10-methylfolic acid See the entry AMETHOPTERIN. aminoalkylsilane See the entry the entry AAS. 4-aminofolic acid See the entry AMINOPTERIN. aminoglycoside antibiotic Any of a group of (broad-spectrum) antibiotics in which the ...
by S. Gangolli
-amethopterin; N-4-[[(2,4-diamino-6-pteridinyl)methyl] methylamino]benzoyl-L-glutamic acid; amethopterin; 4-amino-10-methylfolic acid ; 4-amino-N-methylpteroylglutamic acid; a-methopterin; methylaminopterin ...
by Günter Kahl
Amethopterin: See methotrexate. Amicetin A, amicetin B: See → nucleoside antibiotics. amicroRNA: See → artificial microRNA. Amino acid: Any one of a group of organic acids that altogether contain an α-carboxyl and an α-amino group, but ...
Encyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)
by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart
After sulfanilamide was foundto bean antimetabolite of paraminobenzoic acid, an essential growth factor for streptococci, the group atLederle Laboratories synthesized antimetabolites of folic acid – first aminopterin and later amethopterin now ...
by Stanley Jablonski
affected male;akinetic mutism; alcoholic male; alveolar macrophage; alveolarmucosa; amacrine cell; ambulatory; amethopterin; ametropia; ammeter; amperemeter;ampicillin; amplitude modulation; amyl; anovularmenstruation; anterior mitral ...
by Eric E. Bouhassira
During the 1940s, Sidney Farber, who later founded the DanaFarber Cancer Institute, successfully used aminopterin and later amethopterin (methotrexate) to treat children suffering from acute leukemia, treatment that resulted in the first partial ...
Military Surgeons of the United States AMT acute miliary tuberculosis; Adenosine Scan Multicenter Trial; alpha-methyltyrosine; American Medical Technologists; amethopterin; amitriptyline; amniotic membrane transplantation; amphetamine; ...
by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen
member for training; alpha-methyltyrosine; amethopterin; amount; amphetamine amt (AMT) alternative minimum tax AMT Academy of Medicine, Toronto, Canada; Advanced Manufacturing Technology; Aerial Mail Terminal; Air Mail Transfer; ...
by Carol Turkington, Mitchell Edelson
amethopterin See METHOTREXATE. amifostine (Ethyol) An intravenous (IV) drug that can lower the cumulative kidney toxicity associated with repeated administration of cisplatin to patients who ...
A Dictionary of Biomedicine (2010)
by John Lackie
methotrexate (amethopterin) A dihydrofolate analogue that inhibits *dihydrofolate reductase and kills rapidly growing cells. Used in treatment of acute leukaemias and some autoimmune diseases.
by Pei-Show Juo
VAFAC Abbreviation for a combination drug containing vincristine, amethopterin, FU, adriamycin, and cytoxan. Vaginitis Inflammation of the vagina. Vaginomycosis Fungal infection of the vagina. Vagistat A trade name for tioconazole, ...
by William Andrew Publishing
-L-glutamic acid Common Name: Amethopterin Structural Formula: Chemical Abstracts Registry No.: 59-05-2 Trade Name ...
by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia
VAMP Vincristine, Amethopterin, 6– Mercaptopurine, and Prednisone. Oncology. VAN Valore Attuale Netto. Italian acronym meaning: Net Present Value. VAN Value-Added Network. V&P Vendor and Purchaser. Business; Finance.
by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine
methotrexate (amethopterin), pyrimethamine, and 4amino-pteroylaspartic acid. Synergists include biotin, pantothenic acid, niacin, vitamins B1, B2, B6, B12, C, and E, ...
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Scrabble value of A1M3E1T1H4O1P3T1E1R1I1N1
The value of this 12-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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