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Noun: folic acid  'fow-lik 'a-sid
  1. A B vitamin that is essential for cell growth and reproduction
    - vitamin Bc, vitamin M, folate, folacin, pteroylglutamic acid, pteroylmonoglutamic acid

Derived forms: folic acids

Type of: B, B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin, vitamin B, vitamin B complex

Encyclopedia: Folic acid