am·i·nop·ter·in (ăm'ə-nŏpʹtər-ĭn) n.
A folic acid antagonist, C19H20N8O5, used as an antineoplastic agent. It has been mainly replaced by methotrexate.
  [amino- + pterin, a chemical compound derived from pteridine, a compound first identified in butterflies' wings (from Greek pteron, wing. See pet-.]

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