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Translation of "scurvy" - English-Spanish dictionary

scurvy

noun /(British ) ˈskəːvi; (American) ˈskəːrviː/
(medical) a disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin C in the diet, characterized by weakness, bleeding gums, and bleeding beneath the skin Escorbuto In the past, scurvy was common among sailors and other people who were not able to eat fresh fruit and vegetables for long periods of time.
(Definition of scurvy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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