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extrinsic factor


noun Biochemistry.

vitamin B12.

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Nearby words

extricate, extrication, extrinsic, extrinsic allergic alveolitis, extrinsic eye muscle, extrinsic factor, extrinsic incubation period, extrinsic sphincter, extro-, extrorse, extrorsely

Origin of extrinsic factor

First recorded in 1925–30
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Medicine definitions for extrinsic factor

extrinsic factor


n.

vitamin B12
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