pernicious anemia

(per-NIH-shus uh-NEE-mee-uh)

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

Pronunciation of dictionary term "pernicious anemia"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "anemia perniciosa"

Tipo de anemia (recuento bajo de glóbulos rojos) causada por la incapacidad del cuerpo de absorber la vitamina B12.