hypervitaminosis

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noun hy·per·vi·ta·min·osis \ˌhī-pər-ˌvī-tə-mə-ˈnō-səs\

Definition of hypervitaminosis

plural

hypervitaminoses

play \ˌhī-pər-ˌvī-tə-mə-ˈnō-ˌsēz\
  1. :  an abnormal state resulting from excessive intake of one or more vitamins

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Origin and Etymology of hypervitaminosis

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

hypervitaminosis

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noun hy·per·vi·ta·min·osis \-ˌvīt-ə-mə-ˈnō-səs\

Medical Definition of hypervitaminosis

plural

hypervitaminoses

\-ˈnō-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  an abnormal state resulting from excessive intake of one or more vitamins

hypervitaminotic

\-ˈnät-ik\play adjective

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