Origin: meth(yl) plush -trex- (from uncertain or unknown; perhaps ) plush -ate
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Origin: methotre- (probably shortening and alteration of methylaminopterin, one of its chemical names : methyl + aminopterin) + perhaps (o)x(y)- + -ate2.
methotrexate - Medical Definition
noun Abbr. MTX
methotrexate - Science Definition
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