[ meg-uh-vahy-tuh-min; British also meg-uh-vit-uh-min ]
/ ˈmɛg əˌvaɪ tə mɪn; British also ˈmɛg əˌvɪt ə mɪn /
megavitamins, doses of vitamins much larger than the recommended dietary allowances.
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Medical definitions for megavitamin
[ mĕg′ə-vī′tə-mĭn ]
A dose of a vitamin greatly exceeding the amount required to maintain health.
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