Medical Dictionary

recommended daily allowance

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noun, often capitalized R&D&A rec·om·mend·ed dai·ly al·low·ance \ˌrek-ə-ˌmend-əd-ˌdā-lē-ə-ˈlau̇-ən(t)s\
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recommended dietary allowance

Medical Definition of recommended daily allowance

  1. :  the amount of a nutriment (as a vitamin or mineral) that is recommended for daily consumption by the Food and Nutrition Board of the National Academy of Sciences—abbreviation RDA


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