Definition of Hypovitaminosis

1. Noun. Any of several diseases caused by deficiency of one or more vitamins.




Medical Definition of Hypovitaminosis

1. A condition due to a deficiency of one or more essential vitamins. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypovitaminosis

hypotropia
hypotympanotomy
hypotympanum
hypotyposes
hypotyposis
hypouresis
hypouricaemia
hypouricaemic
hypouricemia
hypouricemic
hypouricuria
hypovarianism
hypoventilation
hypoventilation coma
hypovirulence
hypovitaminosis (current term)
hypovolaemia
hypovolaemic
hypovolaemic shock
hypovolemia
hypovolemias
hypovolemic
hypovolemic shock
hypovolia
hypoxaemia
hypoxaemia test
hypoxaemias
hypoxaemic
hypoxanthin
hypoxanthine

Literary usage of Hypovitaminosis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Wic Food Packages: Time for a Change by Institute Of Medicine, Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (2006)
"hypovitaminosis D and vitamin D deficiency in exclusively breast-feeding infants and their mothers in summer: A justification for vitamin D supplementation ..."

2. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Severe hypovitaminosis C occurring as the result of adoptive immunotherapy with high-dose Interleukin 2 and lym- ..."

3. Dietary Reference Intakes Research Synthesis: Workshop Summary by Carol West Suitor, Linda D. Meyers (2007)
"Vitamin D requirements during lactation: High-dose maternal supplementation as therapy to prevent hypovitaminosis D for both the mother and the nursing ..."

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