Definition of hypervitaminosis
: an abnormal state resulting from excessive intake of one or more vitamins
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Such large doses, if taken repeatedly over time, have the potential to cause vitamin D toxicity, known as hypervitaminosis D. In the study, however, no participants showed any side effects.
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Origin and Etymology of hypervitaminosis
First Known Use: 1928See Words from the same year
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