Medical Dictionary

leucovorin

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noun leu·cov·o·rin \lü-ˈkäv-ə-rən\

Medical Definition of leucovorin

  1. :  a metabolically active form of folic acid that has been used in cancer therapy to protect normal cells against methotrexate—called also citrovorum factor, folinic acid


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