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folate

 [fo´lāt]
the anionic form of folic acid.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

fo·late

(fō'lāt),
A salt or ester of folic acid.
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folate

(fō′lāt′)
n.
1. A salt or ester of folic acid.
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folate

Any of the ionised forms of folic acid.
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fo·late

(fō'lāt)
A salt or ester of folic acid.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

fo·late

(fō'lāt)
A salt or ester of folic acid.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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