Meaning of folinic acid

fo•lin'ic ac'id

Pronunciation: (fō-lin'ik), [key]
— Biochem., Pharm. Biochem.,Pharm.
  1. a crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, CHNO, produced by fermentation or derived from folic acid, used in medicine in the treatment of certain anemias.
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