antiscorbutic definition

  • adjective:
    • Curing or preventing scurvy: an antiscorbutic vitamin.
    • avoiding or curing scurvy
    • Counteracting scurvy.
    • Curing or preventing scurvy: an antiscorbutic supplement.
    • stopping or curing scurvy
    • Counteracting scurvy.
  • noun:
    • A medicine that stops or treatments scurvy.
    • A remedy for scurvy, as lemon-juice, ready fresh fruits, etc.
    • A medicine that prevents or cures scurvy.
    • A remedy for scurvy, as lemon-juice, ripe fresh fruits, etc.
  • others:
    • In medication, counteracting scurvy.
    • In medication, counteracting scurvy.

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