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1. hypervitaminosis

noun. an abnormal condition resulting from taking vitamins excessively; can be serious for vitamins A or D or K.

Synonyms

  • abnormalcy

Antonyms

  • typicality
  • familiarity

Etymology

  • -osis (English)
  • hyper- (English)
  • ὑπέρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • vitamin (English)

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Example sentences of the word hypervitaminosis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Perhaps the biggest risk posed by chicken liver is vitamin A hypervitaminosis, a life-threatening condition that occurs when dogs eat very large quantities of the food or subsist only on liver.

2. Verb, base form
A related condition to hypervitaminosis D is hypercalcemia, which is too much calcium in your body.

3. Verb, past participle
A blood test to measure your vitamin D levels can determine if you have hypervitaminosis D.

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