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Pernicious Anemia

Glossary

pernicious anemia

A type of anemia (low red blood cell count) caused by the body's inability to absorb vitamin B12.

Last updated: 2016-01-06

Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)