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folacin

[fol-uh-sin]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. folic acid.
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Origin of folacin

First recorded in 1945–50; fol(ic) ac(id) + -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for folacin

folacin

noun
  1. another name for folic acid
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Word Origin

C20: from fol (ic) ac (id) + -in
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folacin in Medicine

folacin

(fōlə-sĭn, fŏlə-)
n.
  1. folic acid