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Definition of Scurvy

Scurvy: A disorder that is caused by lack of vitamin C. Symptoms include anemia; soft, bleeding gums; and bumps under the skin near muscles. Scurvy in early childhood can cause musculoskeletal problems. Treatment involves including foods that are high in vitamin C in the diet and taking vitamin C supplements if necessary.

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According to the USDA, there is no difference between a “portion” and a “serving.” See Answer
Reviewed on 12/27/2018
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