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 (kō-băl′ə-mĭn) also co·bal·a·mine (-mēn′)


(Biochemistry) vitamin B12

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.cobalamin - a B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemiacobalamin - 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
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Neuropsychiatry disorders caused by cobalamin deficiency in the absence of anemia or macrocytosis.
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Performance of the serum cobalamin assay for diagnosis of cobalamin deficiency.
The disorders of intracellular cobalamin metabolism result from deficient synthesis of AdoCbl and/or MeCbl derived from vitamin [B.sub.12].
Poor vitamin B12 (cobalamin) status is widespread in South Asia and has been linked to poor neurodevelopment in young children.
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