orthomolecular


or·tho·mo·lec·u·lar

adjective \ˌr-thə-mə-ˈle-kyə-lər\

Definition of ORTHOMOLECULAR

:  relating to, based on, using, or being a theory according to which disease may be cured by providing the optimum amounts of substances (as vitamins) normally present in the body <orthomolecular therapy> <orthomolecular psychiatry>

First Known Use of ORTHOMOLECULAR

1968

or·tho·mo·lec·u·lar

adjective \ˌr-thə-mə-ˈlek-yə-lər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ORTHOMOLECULAR

: relating to, based on, using, or being a theory according to which disease may be cured by providing the optimum amounts of substances (as vitamins) normally present in the body <orthomolecular therapy> <orthomolecular psychiatry>

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