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Definition of "folacin" []

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "folacin" in a sentence
  • "A deficiency of the nutrient folic acid also called folacin causes cell changes that lead to cervical cancer."
  • "Folic acid: Also called folate, folacin, or vitamin B9, folic acid is a B vitamin involved in producing thymidine for DNA replication."
  • "However, sunlight destroys vitamins A and riboflavin, and high temperatures destroy vitamins A, C, folacin and thiamin14 by increasing oxidation."
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