Definitions for rachitisrəˈkaɪ tɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ra•chi•tisrəˈkaɪ tɪs(n.)

  1. Category: Pathology

    Ref: rickets .

Origin of rachitis:

1720–30; < NL < Gk rhachîtis inflammation of the spine. See rachis , -itis

ra•chit′ic-ˈkɪt ɪk(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  1. rachitis(Noun)

    rickets

  2. Origin: from ῥαχις.

Webster Dictionary

  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

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