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Meaning of antiscorbutic

an•ti•scor•bu•tic

Pronunciation: (an"tē-skôr-by'tik, an"tī-), [key]
— Med., Pharm. Med.,Pharm.
—adj.
  1. efficacious against scurvy.
—n.
  1. an antiscorbutic agent, as ascorbic acid.
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