dihydrofolic acid

[dī-hī′drə-fōlĭk, -fŏlĭk]

n.

An intermediate formed during the oxidation of tetrahydrofolic acid to folic acid.

Nearby words

  1. dihydric alcohol,
  2. dihydro-,
  3. dihydro-orotate,
  4. dihydrocodeine,
  5. dihydroergotamine,
  6. dihydromorphinone,
  7. dihydropteroic acid,
  8. dihydrostreptomycin,
  9. dihydrotachysterol,
  10. dihydrotestosterone


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