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for·mic

(fōr'mik),
1. Pertaining to formic acid.
2. Relating to ants.
[L. formica, ant]

formic

(fôr′mĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to ants.
2. Of, derived from, or containing formic acid.

formic

adjective
(1) Referring to formic acid.
(2) Referring to ants (rarely used in the working medical parlance).

formic

(for′mĭk) [L. formica, ant]
Pert. to ants or to formic acid.
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