Definition of folate in English:

folate

noun

Biochemistry
  • A salt or ester of folic acid.

    • ‘This is due to the role folate plays in methyl donation in the body.’
    • ‘Other vitamins that are needed to manufacture red blood cells include folate (folic acid) and vitamin B12.’
    • ‘Other nutrients that are needed to make red blood cells include iron and folate (folic acid).’
    • ‘This risk only appeared in women who did not eat enough folate or folic acid.’
    • ‘Most nicotinic acid and half the folate in foods are not absorbable.’

Pronunciation

folate

/ˈfəʊleɪt/