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orthomolecular

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adjective or·tho·mo·lec·u·lar \ˌȯr-thə-mə-ˈle-kyə-lər\

Definition of orthomolecular

  1. :  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>



1968

First Known Use of orthomolecular

1968


Medical Dictionary

orthomolecular

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adjective or·tho·mo·lec·u·lar \ˌȯr-thə-mə-ˈlek-yə-lər\

Medical Definition of orthomolecular

  1. :  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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