Scurvy in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Scurvy

deficiency of vitamin C

Examples of Scurvy in a sentence

Many sailors died of scurvy due to lack of access to nutritional food. 🔊

Once the doctor looked at the patient’s bleeding gums and missing teeth, he knew the patient had scurvy. 🔊

Eating citrus fruits is a good way to prevent scurvy. 🔊

After the period of famine, many citizens of the country developed scurvy.  🔊

In ancient times, people living in cold climates were susceptible to scurvy because they did not have access to foods with vitamin C.  🔊

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