Medical Dictionary


noun scur·vy \ˈskər-vē\
plural scur·vies

Medical Definition of SCURVY

:  a disease caused by a lack of vitamin C and characterized by spongy gums, loosening of the teeth, and bleeding into the skin and mucous membranes—called also scorbutus
July 02, 2015
apprehension Hear it
comprehension or the fear of future evil
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