intrinsic factor


intrinsic factor

noun

Definition of INTRINSIC FACTOR

:  a substance produced by normal gastrointestinal mucosa that facilitates absorption of vitamin B12

First Known Use of INTRINSIC FACTOR

1932

intrinsic factor

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INTRINSIC FACTOR

: a substance produced by the normal gastrointestinal mucosa that facilitates absorption of vitamin B12

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