orthomolecular

adjective
or·​tho·​mo·​lec·​u·​lar | \ ˌȯr-thə-mə-ˈle-kyə-lər How to pronounce orthomolecular (audio) \

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

First Known Use of orthomolecular

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Orthomolecular.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orthomolecular. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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orthomolecular

adjective
or·​tho·​mo·​lec·​u·​lar | \ ˌȯr-thə-mə-ˈlek-yə-lər How to pronounce orthomolecular (audio) \

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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