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folacin

[ fol-uh-sin ]
/ ˈfɒl ə sɪn /
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noun Biochemistry.
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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
/ (ˈfɒləsɪn) /

noun
another name for folic acid

Word Origin for folacin

C20: from fol (ic) ac (id) + -in
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Medical definitions for folacin

folacin
[ fōlə-sĭn, fŏlə- ]

n.
folic acid
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