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.
Origin of folinic acid
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A compound that acts as a formyl group carrier in transformylation reactions.citrovorum factor leucovorin
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