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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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