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scorbutic

 [skor-bu´tik]
pertaining to scurvy.

scor·bu·tic

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

scorbutic

/scor·bu·tic/ (skor-bu´tik) pertaining to or affected with scurvy.

scorbutic

(skôr-byo͞o′tĭk) also

scorbutical

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

scor·bu·tic

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

scorbutic

relating to chronic vitamin C deficiency

scor·bu·tic

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

scorbutic

pertaining to scurvy.
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By the mid-19th century, nomenclature for these and related conditions had become confused, including terms such as rheumalgia, rheumatic gout, and scorbutic rheumatism.
Lockwood today then might not be able to offer treatments for `glandular, rheumatic, gouty, dyspeptic, scorbutic and all other kinds of cutaneous complaints'.
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.