Definitions for rachitisrəˈkaɪ tɪs

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  1. rachitis(noun)

    inflammation of the vertebral column

  2. rickets, rachitis(noun)

    childhood disease caused by deficiency of vitamin D and sunlight associated with impaired metabolism of calcium and phosphorus

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  1. rachitis(Noun)


  2. Origin: from ῥαχις.

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  1. Rachitis(noun)

    literally, inflammation of the spine, but commonly applied to the rickets. See Rickets

  2. Rachitis(noun)

    a disease which produces abortion in the fruit or seeds

  3. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. "rachi^tis (sc. nosos), fr. "ra`chis, -ios, the spine.]

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