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antiscorbutic

 [an″te-, an″ti-skor-bu´tik]
1. preventing or relieving scurvy.
2. an agent that so acts.

an·ti·scor·bu·tic

(an'tē-skōr-byū'tik),
1. Preventing or curing scurvy (scorbutus).
2. A treatment for scurvy (for example, vitamin C).

antiscorbutic

/an·ti·scor·bu·tic/ (-skor-bu´tik) effective in the prevention or relief of scurvy.

antiscorbutic

(ăn′tē-skôr-byo͞o′tĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Curing or preventing scurvy: an antiscorbutic vitamin.

an′ti·scor·bu′tic n.

an·ti·scor·bu·tic

(an'tē-skōr-byū'tik)
1.Preventive or curative of scurvy (scorbutus).
2. A treatment for scurvy (e.g., vitamin C).

antiscorbutic

Tending to prevent, or able to cure, SCURVY. The antiscorbutic substance is vitamin C (ascorbic acid).

an·ti·scor·bu·tic

(an'tē-skōr-byū'tik)
1. Preventing or curing scurvy (scorbutus).
2. A treatment for scurvy (e.g., vitamin C).