antiscorbutic

[an-tee-skawr-byoo-tik, an-tahy-] Medicine/Medical, Pharmacology.
adjective
1.
efficacious against scurvy.
noun
2.
an antiscorbutic agent, as ascorbic acid.

Origin:
1715–25; anti- + scorbutic

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antiscorbutic (ˌæntɪskɔːˈbjuːtɪk)
 
adj
1.  preventing or curing scurvy: antiscorbutic foods
 
n
2.  an antiscorbutic remedy or agent

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antiscorbutic an·ti·scor·bu·tic (ān'tē-skôr-byōō'tĭk, ān'tī-)
adj.
Preventing or relieving scurvy.

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Used for living fences, this produces a good antiscorbutic fruit.
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