multivitamin

[ muhl-ti-vahy-tuh-min ]
/ ˌmʌl tɪˈvaɪ tə mɪn /

adjective

containing or consisting of several vitamins: multivitamin capsules.

noun

a compound of several vitamins.

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Origin of multivitamin

First recorded in 1940–45; multi- + vitamin
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Medical definitions for multivitamin

multivitamin
[ mŭl′tə-vītə-mĭn ]

adj.

Containing many vitamins.

n.

A preparation containing many vitamins.
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