folacin

[ fol-uh-sin ]
/ ˈfɒl ə sɪn /

noun Biochemistry.


Nearby words

  1. fokine,
  2. fokine, michel,
  3. fokker,
  4. fokker, anthony,
  5. fol.,
  6. folate,
  7. fold,
  8. fold one's tent,
  9. fold up,
  10. fold-and-thrust belt

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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Medicine definitions for folacin

folacin

[ fōlə-sĭn, fŏlə- ]

n.

folic acid

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