[meth-oh-trek-seyt] /ˌmɛθ oʊˈtrɛk seɪt/
a toxic folic acid analogue, C 2 0 H 2 2 N 8 O 5 , that inhibits cellular reproduction, used primarily in the treatment of psoriasis and certain cancers and as an immunosuppressive agent.
an antimetabolite drug used in the treatment of certain cancers. Formula: C20H22N8O5
A toxic drug that acts as a folic acid antagonist to interfere with cellular reproduction and is used in the treatment of psoriasis, certain cancers, and certain inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Chemical formula: C20H22N8O5.
[mi-thawt] /mɪˈθɔt/ verb 1. simple past tense of . [mi-thingks] /mɪˈθɪŋks/ verb (impersonal);, past methought. Archaic. 1. it seems to me. /mɪˈθɔːt/ verb 1. (archaic) the past tense of methinks /mɪˈθɪŋks/ verb (past) methought 1. (transitive; takes a clause as object) (archaic) it seems to me v. Old English me þyncð “it seems to me,” […]
[meth-ok-sahyd, -sid] /mɛθˈɒk saɪd, -sɪd/ noun, Chemistry. 1. (def 1). /mɛθˈɒksaɪd/ noun 1. a saltlike compound in which the hydrogen atom in the hydroxyl group of methanol has been replaced by a metal atom, usually an alkali metal atom as in sodium methoxide, NaOCH3 Also called methylate
[me-thok-suh-luh n] /mɛˈθɒk sə lən/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a potent compound, C 1 2 H 8 O 4 , derived from the seeds of the plant Ammi majus: used in combination with certain ultraviolet radiation for the treatment of severe psoriasis.
[muh-thok-see] /məˈθɒk si/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. containing the methoxy group. 1. a combining form occurring in the names of chemical compounds in which the methoxy group is present: methoxychlor. methoxy- pref. Containing the radical group, CH3O: methoxyflurane.