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Definitions for multivitamin
ˌmʌl tɪˈvaɪ tə mɪn, ˈmʌl tɪˌvaɪ-mul·ti·vi·ta·min

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. multivitamin, multivitamin pillnoun

    a pill or tablet containing several vitamins

Wiktionary

  1. multivitaminnoun

    A mixture of vitamins

  2. multivitaminnoun

    A preparation containing such a mixture

  3. multivitaminadjective

    Describing such a preparation

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  1. Multivitamin

    A multivitamin is preparation intended to be a dietary supplement with vitamins, dietary minerals, and other nutritional elements. Such preparations are available in the form of tablets, capsules, pastilles, powders, liquids, and injectable formulations. Other than injectable formulations, which are only available and administered under medical supervision, multivitamins are recognized by the Codex Alimentarius Commission as a category of food. Multivitamin supplements are commonly provided in combination with dietary minerals. A multivitamin/mineral supplement is defined in the United States as a supplement containing 3 or more vitamins and minerals that does not include herbs, hormones, or drugs, where each vitamin and mineral is included at a dose below the tolerable upper level, as determined by the Food and Drug Board, and does not present a risk of adverse health effects. The terms multivitamin and multimineral are often used interchangeably. There is no scientific definition for either. In otherwise healthy people, some scientific evidence indicates that multivitamin supplements do not prevent cancer, heart disease, or other ailments. However, there may be specific groups of people who may benefit from multivitamin supplements. According to the Harvard School of Public Health: "Looking at all the evidence, the potential health benefits of taking a standard daily multivitamin seem to outweigh the potential risks for most people."

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of multivitamin in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of multivitamin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of multivitamin in a Sentence

  1. Regan Bailey:

    It’s way too early to really know if use of multivitamin-minerals over time reduces the risk of cardiovascular mortality (or any other health problem or cause of death) in women, our study suggests the possibility that there is such a connection for women, which is an interesting finding but to know for sure would require a clinical trial.

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