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  • n. scurvy


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  • AND MICHEL, P.: Le scorbut experimentale du cobaye, est-il du constipation.

    The Vitamine Manual

  • AND MOURIQUAND, G.: Recherches sur le scorbut experimental.

    The Vitamine Manual

  • 28 Champlain observed that Cartier mistakenly thought that the “mal de scorbut” was a “mal de terre” in North America.

    Champlain's Dream

  • “Lutte originale de Champlain contre le scorbut: ‘l’Ordre de Bon Temps,’” Vie médicale au Canada français 1 1972; not seen.

    Champlain's Dream

  • “On voit par cette relation que monsieur le consultant dont on n’a pas juge a propos de dire l’age, mais qui nous paroit etre adulte et d’un age passablement avance, a ete sujet cy devant a des rhumes frequens accompagnes de fievre; on ne detaille point (aucune epoque), on parle dans la relation d’asthme auquel il a ete sujet, de scorbut ou affection scorbutique dont on ne dit pas les symptomes.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • _scorbut_; though Mr. Ray thinks otherwise, by reason of the saccharine substance remaining in the decoction: See _Synops.

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees

  • Alors, en effet, le terrible scorbut avoit commence ses ravages, et les salaisons pourries et rongees de vers auxquelles nous etions reduits depuis plusieurs mois precipitoient chaque jour l'affreux developpement de ce fleau. "

    Terre Napoleón; a History of French Explorations and Projects in Australia

  • Helmont shews how to make a beer of the water; but the wine is a most rich cordial, curing (as I am told) consumptions, and such interior diseases as accompany the stone in the bladder or reins {152: 1}: The juice decocted with honey and wine, Dr. Needham affirms he has often cur’d the scorbut with.

    Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2) Or A Discourse of Forest Trees


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