Synonyms and Antonyms for alpine-scurvy

1. Alpine scurvy (n.)

a disease caused by deficiency of niacin or tryptophan (or by a defect in the metabolic conversion of tryptophan to niacin); characterized by gastrointestinal disturbances and erythema and nervous or mental disorders; may be caused by malnutrition or alcoholism or other nutritional impairments


2. scurvy (n.)

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

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3. alpine (adj.)

living or growing above the timber line

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4. scurvy (adj.)

of the most contemptible kind

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