Antiscorbutic

A substance used to prevent scurvy. Allium, Anacardium, Ananas, Batis, Bramia, Celosia, Citrus, Hymenaea, Lycopersicon, Mangifera, Moringa, Musa, Nasturtium, Oxalis, Portulaca, Pothomorphe, Psidium, Sesuvium, Tamarindus.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • antiscorbutic — ANTISCORBÚTIC, Ă, antiscorbutici, ce, adj., s.n. (Medicament) împotriva scorbutului. – Din fr. antiscorbutique. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  antiscorbútic adj. (sil. mf. scor ) → scorbutic Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • Antiscorbutic — An ti*scor*bu tic, a. (Med.) Counteracting scurvy. n. A remedy for scurvy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antiscorbutic — also anti scorbutic, 1690s (n.); 1725 (adj.), from ANTI (Cf. anti ) + Mod.L. scorbutus scurvy (see SCORBUTIC (Cf. scorbutic)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • antiscorbutic — [an΄tī skôr byo͞ot′ik, an΄tē skôr byo͞ot′ik, an΄tiskôr byo͞ot′ik] adj. that cures or prevents scurvy n. a remedy or preventive for scurvy, as vitamin C …   English World dictionary

  • antiscorbutic — adjective Date: 1725 counteracting scurvy < the antiscorbutic vitamin is vitamin C > • antiscorbutic noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • antiscorbutic — 1. Preventive or curative of scurvy (scorbutus). 2. A treatment for scurvy ( e.g., vitamin C). * * * an·ti·scor·bu·tic skȯr byüt ik adj counteracting scurvy <the antiscorbutic vitamin is vitamin C> antiscorbutic …   Medical dictionary

  • antiscorbutic — /an tee skawr byooh tik, an tuy /, Med., Pharm. adj. 1. efficacious against scurvy. n. 2. an antiscorbutic agent, as ascorbic acid. [1715 25; ANTI + SCORBUTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • antiscorbutic — an•ti•scor•bu•tic [[t]ˌæn ti skɔrˈbyu tɪk, ˌæn taɪ [/t]] adj. 1) med pha efficacious against scurvy 2) med pha an antiscorbutic agent • Etymology: 1715–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • antiscorbutic — /ˌæntiskɔˈbjutɪk/ (say .anteeskaw byoohtik) adjective 1. efficacious against scurvy. –noun 2. an antiscorbutic agent. {anti + scorbutic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • antiscorbutic — adj. & n. adj. preventing or curing scurvy. n. an antiscorbutic agent or drug …   Useful english dictionary

  • antiscorbutic — 1. adjective preventing or curing scurvy 2. noun A medicine that prevents or cures scurvy …   Wiktionary

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