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Containing many vitamins.
A preparation containing many vitamins.
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multivitaminAn over-the-counter and often self-prescribed nutritional supplement containing lipid-soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K) and water-soluble vitamins (thiamin (B1), riboflavin (B2), B6, B12, C, folic acid, niacin, pantothenic acid and biotin). Multivitamins may also contain minerals—e.g., calcium, phosphorus, iron, iodine, magnesium, manganese, copper and zinc.
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multivitaminAn often self-prescribed OTC diet supplement containing lipid-soluble vitamins–A, D, E, K; water-soluble vitamins–thiamin–vitamin B1, riboflavin–vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin C, folic acid, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin; minerals–eg, calcium, phosphorus, iron, iodine, magnesium, manganese, copper, zinc. See Decavitamin, Neural tube defects; Cf Megavitamin therapy.
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