Medical Dictionary

scurvy

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
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