Definition of folacin in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊləsɪn/


Another term for folic acid.
Example sentences
  • Folic acid, also known as folacin and pteroylglutamic acid, is one of the B-complex vitamins that interact with vitamin B12 for the synthesis of DNA.
  • Folic acid, also known generically as folate or folacin, is a member of the B-complex family of vitamins, and works in concert with vitamin B 12.
  • The stalks are a good source of vitamins C and A and provide plenty of folacin (another vitamin).
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