aminopterin

noun am·i·nop·ter·in \ ˌa-mə-ˈnäp-tə-rən \

Definition of aminopterin

: a derivative C19H20N8O5 of glutamic acid that is a folic acid antagonist and has been used as a rodenticide and antileukemic agent

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Origin and Etymology of aminopterin

amino + pteroylglutamic acid + -in


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aminopterin

noun am·i·nop·ter·in \ ˌam-ə-ˈnäp-tə-rən \

medical Definition of aminopterin

: a derivative C19H20N8O5 of glutamic acid that is a folic acid antagonist and has been used as a rodenticide and antileukemic agent

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