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scorbutic

 [skor-bu´tik]
pertaining to scurvy.
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scor·bu·tic

(skōr-byū'tik),
Relating to, suffering from, or resembling scurvy (scorbutus).
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scorbutic

(skôr-byo͞o′tĭk) also

scorbutical

(-tĭ-kəl)
adj.
Of, relating to, resembling, or affected by scurvy.
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scor·bu·tic

(skōr-byū'tik)
Relating to, suffering from, or resembling scurvy.
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scor·bu·tic

(skōr-byū'tik)
Relating to, suffering from, or resembling scurvy (scorbutus).
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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This scorbutic Nostalgia, "in absentibus a patria, vehemens eundum revisendi desiderium," belongs to the second species of Doctor Cullen's Genus" (Observations on the Scurvy; with a review of the opinions lately advanced on that disease ..., 2nd edition [London, 1792] 45).
Presently, he turned the blunt edge of his knife against the back of his hand, scraping, with the same fixed and indefinable grimace, across the scaled and itching skin which came away in crusted silvery flakes, scraping at the scorbutic and leprous plague which had come in this place only during the past year, scurfing with ineradicable pollution his unspeakable hand.
(7) reported that serum iron concentrations increased dramatically after oral administration of vitamin C to iron-loaded, scorbutic subjects.
House embellished Petersburg so he could keep up with the regiment, and he added that "White also suffered from Scurvy whilst in Texas giving to his pulmonary disease a scorbutic taint;" and carded information.
SCORBUTIC A Affected with scurvy B Anaesthetic alkaloid C Out of tune who am I?
It matures at the end of the growing season, has a relatively long shelf life, and then somewhere along the line, someone figured out that you could preserve cabbage, and its anti-"scorbutic" properties, through fermentation.