Definition of orthomolecular in English:
Pertaining to a theory that illness can be treated and health maximized by creating the optimal molecular environment for the cells of the body through the introduction of natural substances: orthomolecular nutrition/psychiatry/oncology
More example sentences
- There must be a major expansion into the use of orthomolecular therapy to sort out the variables and to determine how to improve the therapeutic outcome of treatment.
- And so between the acupuncture and the orthomolecular medicine, I have not had an episode for nine years, which is a miracle if you're me.
- Recently the orthomolecular pioneer Jonathan Wright, MD, made a compelling case for lithium being a safe and well-tolerated neuroprotectant at low doses.
1968: coined by Linus Pauling.
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