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 (such as vitamins) normally present in the body orthomolecular therapy orthomolecular psychiatry

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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