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hypervitaminosis

[ hahy-per-vahy-tuh-muh-noh-sis ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˌvaɪ tə məˈnoʊ sɪs /
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noun Pathology.
an abnormal condition caused by an excessive intake of vitamins.
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Origin of hypervitaminosis

First recorded in 1925–30; hyper- + vitamin + -osis
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British Dictionary definitions for hypervitaminosis

hypervitaminosis
/ (ˌhaɪpəˌvɪtəmɪˈnəʊsɪs, -ˌvaɪ-) /

noun
pathol the condition resulting from the chronic excessive intake of vitamins

Word Origin for hypervitaminosis

C20: from hyper- + vitamin + -osis
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Medical definitions for hypervitaminosis

hypervitaminosis
[ hī′pər-vī′tə-mə-nōsĭs ]

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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