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 (sī′ə-nō′kō-băl′ə-mĭn, sī-ăn′ō-)


(ˌsaɪənəʊkəʊˈbæləmɪn) or


(Biochemistry) a complex red crystalline compound, containing cyanide and cobalt and occurring in liver: lack of it in the tissues leads to pernicious anaemia. Formula: C63H88O14N14PCo. Also: vitamin B12
[C20: from cyano- + cobal(t) + (vit)amin]

vitamin B1


vitamin B2


vitamin B3


vitamin B6


vitamin B12

a complex water-soluble solid, C63H88N14O14PCo, obtained from liver, milk, eggs, fish, oysters, and clams: a deficiency causes pernicious anemia and disorders of the nervous system. Also called cyanocobalamin, cobalamin, extrinsic factor.
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Noun1.cyanocobalamin - a B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemiacyanocobalamin - a B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemia
B complex, B vitamin, B-complex vitamin, vitamin B, vitamin B complex, B - originally thought to be a single vitamin but now separated into several B vitamins


n. cianocobalamina, vitamina B12 usada en el tratamiento de la anemia perniciosa.


n cianocobalamina, vitamina B12
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Lochte was competing for the first time since the recent end of a 14-month suspension for receiving an infusion of vitamin B-12 above the allowable limit.
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Scientists randomly assigned 5,442 women to take high daily doses of vitamin B-6 (50 milligrams), vitamin B-12 (1,000 micrograms), and folic acid (2,500 meg), or a placebo.
For example, we used to think that deficiencies of vitamin B-12 were rare except among strict vegetarians or people with an autoimmune disease called pernicious anaemia.
He said ostrich meat is rich in Omega III, B-6, B-12,insulin and Vitamin-E and it is declared very useful for muscles,heart,bones and joints.
Intake of niacin, folate, vitamin B-6, and vitamin B-12 through young adulthood and cognitive function in midlife: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study.
For scale B-1 the rate of monthly subscription would be Rs 337, B-2 Rs 596, B-3 Rs 646, B-4 Rs 692, B-5 Rs 745, B-6 Rs 798, B-7 Rs 844, B-8 Rs 897, B-9 Rs 951, B-10 Rs 1012, B-11 Rs 1081, B-12 Rs 1851, B-13 Rs 2010, B-14 Rs 2194, B-15 Rs 2425, B-16 Rs 2806, B-17 Rs 3579, B-18 Rs 4471, B-19 Rs 5998, B-20 Rs 6693, B-21 Rs 7426 and B-22 Rs 8210.
Take one last week warning that women exposed to too much of the ubiquitous vitamins folate and B-12 during pregnancy face an increased risk of having an autistic child.
The ultra-strength formula, which comes in the form of an easy-to-swallow rapid-release capsule, provides the benefits of apple cider vinegar, as well as those of such key ingredients as vitamin B-12 and chromium, according to the company, which says the formula has been designed to support consumers' weight management goals as part of a healthy lifestyle.
0 Extras (b-12 lb-6 nb-8 w-13) ........39 Total (for 6 wickets declared).