hypervitaminosis

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hy·per·vi·ta·min·o·sis

 (hī′pər-vī′tə-mə-nō′sĭs)
n. pl. hy·per·vi·ta·min·o·ses (-sēz)
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.

hypervitaminosis

(ˌhaɪpəˌvɪtəmɪˈnəʊsɪs; -ˌvaɪ-)
n
(Pathology) pathol the condition resulting from the chronic excessive intake of vitamins
[C20: from hyper- + vitamin + -osis]

hy•per•vi•ta•mi•no•sis

(ˌhaɪ pərˌvaɪ tə məˈnoʊ sɪs)

n.
an abnormal condition caused by an excessive intake of vitamins.
[1925–30]
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Noun1.hypervitaminosis - an abnormal condition resulting from taking vitamins excessively; can be serious for vitamins A or D or K
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
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