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[foh-lin-ik] /foʊˈlɪn ɪk/

noun, Biochemistry, Pharmacology.
a crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, C 20 H 23 N 7 O 7 , produced by fermentation or derived from , used in medicine in the treatment of certain anemias.

folinic acid fo·lin·ic ac·id (fō-lĭn’ĭk)
A compound that acts as a formyl group carrier in transformylation reactions. Also called citrovorum factor, leucovorin.


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