Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See vitamin B12.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several substances depending on the upper axial ligand of the cobalt ion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a B vitamin that is used to treat pernicious anemia

Etymologies

cobal(t) + (vit)amin.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.