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pernicious anemia

Noun1.pernicious anemia - a chronic progressive anemia of older adults; thought to result from a lack of intrinsic factor (a substance secreted by the stomach that is responsible for the absorption of vitamin B12)
Pronunciation: (pur-NIH-shus uh-NEE-mee-uh)

Anemia caused by a lack of vitamin B12. The body needs B12 to make red blood cells.

anaemia, anemia, malignant anaemia, malignant anemia, megaloblastic anaemia, megaloblastic anemia, metaplastic anaemia, metaplastic anemia, pernicious anaemia
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