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hypervitaminosis

hypervitaminosis

noun hy·per·vi·ta·min·osis \-ˌvī-tə-mə-ˈnō-səs\
plural hy·per·vi·ta·min·oses\-ˈnō-ˌsēz\

Definition of HYPERVITAMINOSIS

:  an abnormal state resulting from excessive intake of one or more vitamins

Origin of HYPERVITAMINOSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1928

hypervitaminosis

noun hy·per·vi·ta·min·osis \-ˌvīt-ə-mə-ˈnō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural hy·per·vi·ta·min·oses \-ˈnō-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of HYPERVITAMINOSIS

:  an abnormal state resulting from excessive intake of one or more vitamins
hy·per·vi·ta·min·ot·ic \-ˈnät-ik\ adjective

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