scurvy

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Related to Ascorbic acid deficiency: Vitamin C deficiency, Vitamin E Deficiency, Folic acid deficiency
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Synonyms for scurvy

Synonyms for scurvy

a condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)

of the most contemptible kind

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The explanations for this difference probably lie in the timing of the vitamin C dose in relation to the serum iron measurement and the fact that the majority of the subjects in the present study did not have iron overload or ascorbic acid deficiency of the severity described by Wapnick et al.