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multivitamin

[muhl-ti-vahy-tuh-min] /ˌmʌl tɪˈvaɪ tə mɪn/
adjective
1.
containing or consisting of several vitamins:
multivitamin capsules.
noun
2.
a compound of several vitamins.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; multi- + vitamin
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Examples from the web for multivitamin
  • And don't forget those old standbys, multivitamin tablets.
  • If you arent getting enough from your diet, take a daily multivitamin.
  • Most are the same ingredients found in a typical multivitamin but at much higher doses.
  • After a couple of weeks, he was taking a regular multivitamin and had improved his diet.
  • My conclusion is that you probably don't need to take even a multivitamin.
  • She watches what she eats, drinks lots of water and takes a multivitamin every morning.
  • Millions of people pop a multivitamin every day with little evidence that it does any good.
  • About her daily multivitamin and her commitment to kids.
  • Maybe you need more liver, chickpeas, fortified breakfast cereal or a multivitamin.
  • Depending on your nutritional status, your doctor may recommend that you take a multivitamin or iron supplement.
multivitamin in Medicine

multivitamin mul·ti·vi·ta·min (mŭl'tə-vī'tə-mĭn)
adj.
Containing many vitamins. n.
A preparation containing many vitamins.

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