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hypervitaminosis

[hahy-per-vahy-tuh-muh-noh-sis] /ˌhaɪ pərˌvaɪ tə məˈnoʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
an abnormal condition caused by an excessive intake of vitamins.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; hyper- + vitamin + -osis
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British Dictionary definitions for hypervitaminosis

hypervitaminosis

/ˌhaɪpəˌvɪtəmɪˈnəʊsɪs; -ˌvaɪ-/
noun
1.
(pathol) the condition resulting from the chronic excessive intake of vitamins
Word Origin
C20: from hyper- + vitamin + -osis
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hypervitaminosis in Medicine

hypervitaminosis hy·per·vi·ta·min·o·sis (hī'pər-vī'tə-mə-nō'sĭs)
n.
Any of various abnormal conditions in which the physiological effect of a vitamin is produced to a pathological degree by excessive intake of the vitamin.

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