scorbutus


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Noun1.scorbutus - a condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
avitaminosis, hypovitaminosis - any of several diseases caused by deficiency of one or more vitamins
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He was known for contributions in pathology of infectious diseases, and nutritional and vitamin deficiencies (see article on "Intercellular Substance in Experimental Scorbutus" that follows).
(23) De Wind's descriptions display an understanding of various diseases, such as Krauagie (scabies), Spanish pox (third stage of syphilis), Angina or Benaauwde keel (acute pharyngitis), Dolor colicus ("obstruction of the intestinal tract," colic), Phrenitis (heat stroke), Febris biliosa (typhoid fever), Dysenteria (dysentery), Febris atrabilaria (yellow fever), Scorbutus (scurvy), and Febris maligna (typhus).
Intercellular substances in experimental scorbutus. Arch Pathol Lab Med.