- SYN: folinic acid.- l. calcium the calcium salt of l. (folinic acid); used to counteract toxic effects of folic acid antagonists, for the treatment of megaloblastic anemias, and as an adjunct to cyanocobalamin in pernicious anemia. SYN: calcium folinate.
* * *leu·cov·o·rin lü-'käv-ə-rən n 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
* * *leu·co·vo·rin (loo″ko-voґrin) folinic acid.
Medical dictionary. 2011.