hypervitaminosis
noun (plural hypervitaminoses) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1928 an abnormal state resulting from excessive intake of one or more vitamins

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  • hypervitaminosis — [hī΄pərvīt΄ə mi nō′sis] n. pl. hypervitaminoses [hī΄pər vīt΄ə mi nō′sēz] a disorder resulting from excessive dosage with one or more vitamins …   English World dictionary

  • hypervitaminosis — /huy peuhr vuy teuh meuh noh sis/, n. Pathol. an abnormal condition caused by an excessive intake of vitamins. [1925 30; HYPER + VITAMIN + OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypervitaminosis — noun Any medical condition resulting from excessive intake of vitamins …   Wiktionary

  • hypervitaminosis — A condition resulting from the ingestion of an excessive amount of a vitamin preparation, symptoms varying according to the particular vitamin implicated; serious effects may be caused by overdosage with fat soluble vitamins, especially A or D,… …   Medical dictionary

  • hypervitaminosis — n. condition caused by an excessive consumption of vitamins …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypervitaminosis — hy·per·vi·ta·min·osis …   English syllables

  • hypervitaminosis — n. the condition resulting from excessive consumption of vitamins. This is not serious in the case of water soluble vitamins, when any intake in excess of requirements is easily excreted in the urine. However, the fat soluble vitamins A and D are …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hypervitaminosis — hy•per•vi•ta•mi•no•sis [[t]ˌhaɪ pərˌvaɪ tə məˈnoʊ sɪs[/t]] n. pat an abnormal condition caused by an excessive intake of vitamins • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • hypervitaminosis — noun an abnormal condition resulting from taking vitamins excessively; can be serious for vitamins A or D or K • Hypernyms: ↑abnormality, ↑abnormalcy * * * /huy peuhr vuy teuh meuh noh sis/, n. Pathol. an abnormal condition caused by an excessive …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hypervitaminosis A — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Hypervitaminosis A Width = 350 Caption = ICD10 = ICD10|E|67|0|e|65 ICD9 = ICD9|278.2 ICDO = OMIM = DiseasesDB = 13888 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2382 Hypervitaminosis A refers to the effects… …   Wikipedia

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