antiscorbutic


an·ti·scor·bu·tic

adjective \ˌan-tē-skr-ˈbyü-tik, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of ANTISCORBUTIC

:  counteracting scurvy <the antiscorbutic vitamin is vitamin C>
antiscorbutic noun

First Known Use of ANTISCORBUTIC

1725

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