A disease caused by insufficient intake of Vitamin C.
- joint pain
- black and blue marks on the skin
- gum disease
Scurvy was one of the limiting factors of marine travel, often killing large numbers of the passengers and crew on long-distance voyages.
- A Treatise of the Scurvy http://pc-78-120.udac.se:8001/WWW/Nautica/Medicine/Lind(1753).html