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a form of anaemia characterized by lesions of the spinal cord, weakness, sore tongue, numbness in the arms and legs, diarrhoea, etc: associated with inadequate absorption of vitamin B 12
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby pernicious anaemia
permutation group, permute, Pernambuco, pernancy, pernicious, pernicious anaemia, pernicious anemia, pernickety, Pernik, pernio, Pernod
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