Meaning of orthomolecular

or•tho•mo•lec•u•lar

Pronunciation: (ôr"thō-mu-lek'yu-lur), [key]
— adj.
  1. being or pertaining to the treatment of disease by increasing, decreasing, or otherwise controlling the intake of natural substances, esp. vitamins. Cf.(def. 1).
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