scorbutic


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scorbutic

of, relating to, or having scurvy
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The animals were fed an interesting diet deficient in an "antiscorbutic substance" : the addition of orange juice provided "protection against scorbutic symptoms." The article describes the histopathologic changes in (1) incisor teeth formation, (2) sequence of bone growth, (3) sequence of soft tissue repair, and (4) sequence of bone repair.
The Battle of Sainte-Foy, the following April, was fought between "starved, scorbutic skeletons" on the British side and a French "army of all healthy, strong, young men" (p.
Nursing his scorbutic sailors back to health near Port St.