scurvy

(redirected from scorbutic)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
SCORBUTIC A Affected with scurvy B Anaesthetic alkaloid C Out of tune who am I?
Interactions between vitamin C and vitamin E are observed in tissues of inherently scorbutic rats.