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folic

[ foh-lik, fol-ik ]
/ ˈfoʊ lɪk, ˈfɒl ɪk /
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adjective
of or derived from folic acid.
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Origin of folic

<Latin fol(ium) folium + -ic
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How to use folic in a sentence

  • They're aye put oot, a time or twa, an' they gang to folic that ken them, an' syne they tak' to ithers.

    Greyfriars Bobby|Eleanor Atkinson
  • Iron deficiency can cause anemia, as can vitamin B12 or folic acid deficiency.

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