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Definition of the noun scurvy
What does scurvy mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: scurvies
- a condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
Alternative definition of the noun scurvy
- [disease] A disease caused by insufficient intake of vitamin C leading to the formation of livid spots on the skin, spongy gums, loosening of the teeth and bleeding into the skin and from almost all mucous membranes.
Definition of the adjective scurvy
What does scurvy mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: more scurvy / scurvier | most scurvy / scurviest
- of the most contemptible kind
Alternative definition of the adjective scurvy
- Contemptible, despicable, low, disgustingly mean.
Scurvy is a musical group.
- album: "Swim With the Sharks"
Scurvy a.k.a. gulonolactone (L-) oxidase pseudogene is a gene.
Phrases with Scurvy
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by Sujata Iyengar
Humoral theory explained scurvy as a blockage in the spleen that prevented melancholy (or, in some accounts, phlegm) from mixing with the rest of the blood, forcing it to come out as spots in the legs or sores in the gum. Left untreated, scurvy ...
by Alan Day
Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail. Chichester, Sussex, England: Summersdale Publishers, 2003. Decker, Jody F. “Scurvy at York.” Beaver 69, no.
Old World and New World Traditions by Gabrielle Hatfield
In British folk medicine a number of na- tive wild plants were eaten to prevent and cure scurvy.
by Ken Albala
Scurvy is a disease that affects the body's synthesis of collagen, thus affecting the structural integrity of the body's tissues. In particular, bone and vascular structures are affected, and more generally, the body's ability to heal from injury. Scurvy ...
by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger
Scurvy and diabetes were described by the Egyptians on medical papyrus rolls (man's first writing paper, made by the Egyptians from the papyrus plant as early as 2400 B.C.), discovered in Thebes by George Moritz Ebers, a German ...
by Tova Navarra
scurvy Nutritional disease caused by an ascorbic acid, or vitamin C, deficiency and it can be cured by vitamin C supplementation. Symptoms have been described since ancient ...
by Max Quanchi, John Robson
SCURVY. The scurvy suffered by sailors on long voyages was thought to be an infectious disease like cholera or typhoid but numerous causes were suggested, including contact by breath and inactivity. Bloodletting was regarded as a cure for ...
by Donald Venes
scurvy seasonal SCURVY lated older adults who subsist on limited nutritional choices. During famine, war, and agricultural crises in the developing world, it is far more common than it is in resource-rich nations. CAUSES: The body's reservoir ...
With 213 Tables by Florian Lang
AKHILENDER Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition, Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore, India Synonyms Ascorbic acid Definition and Characteristics Vitamin C deficiency causes a disease known as scurvy.
Encyclopaedia medica (1902)
by Chalmers Watson
Synonyms : — Scurvy Rickets, Barlow's Disease — the Mbller-Barloxo Disease. 1. Introductory. — Of those who have made a study of the disease which forms the subject of this article, some have looked upon it as a form of rickets, others ...
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- Scurvy Dogs
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- Scurvy Duck
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- Scurvy Crew
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- Avast! Ye Scurvy Dog
Looking up at Captain Hook and his fearsome priate ship. For the Macro Mondays Looking Up theme.
Details: Tripod, 17-40mm L, overexposed by one stop to wipe out background, other than border SOOC.
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- Harvey Scurvy
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- Ye Olde Scurvy Dogs
Costumed partiers at Dickens on the Strand in Galveston, TX
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- The scurvy aftermath
After the noise (BSI / New Carrollton) -- Orpheus Records, Arlington VA. 10jan09
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Quotes about Scurvy
As the winter set in with its customary Canadian severity the real trouble of the French began. They did not suffer from the cold, but they were dying of scurvy. (Harry Johnston)
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Scrabble value of S1C3U1R1V4Y4
The value of this 6-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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