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folinic acid

[ foh-lin-ik ]
/ foʊˈlɪn ɪk /
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noun Biochemistry, Pharmacology.
a crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, C20H23N7O7, produced by fermentation or derived from folic acid, used in medicine in the treatment of certain anemias.
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Origin of folinic acid

First recorded in 1945–50; fol(ic) + -in2 + -ic
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Medical definitions for folinic acid

folinic acid
[ fō-lĭnĭk ]

n.
A compound that acts as a formyl group carrier in transformylation reactions.citrovorum factor leucovorin
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