folate

[ foh-leyt ]
/ ˈfoʊ leɪt /

noun Biochemistry.

a salt or ester of folic acid.

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Origin of folate

First recorded in 1940–1945; fol(ic acid) + -ate2
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Medical definitions for folate

folate
[ fōlāt′ ]

n.

A salt or ester of folic acid.
folic acid
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