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folic acid

noun [U] uk   /ˌfəʊ.lɪkˈæs.ɪd/  us   /ˌfoʊ-/
a vitamin, found in the leaves of plants and in liver, that is needed by the body for the production of red blood cells
Translations of “folic acid”
in Chinese (Traditional) 葉酸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 叶酸…
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