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rachitis

[ruh-kahy-tis] /rəˈkaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; < Neo-Latin < Greek rhachîtis inflammation of the spine. See rachis, -itis
Related forms
rachitic
[ruh-kit-ik] /rəˈkɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
postrachitic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for rachitis

rachitis

/rəˈkaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
(pathol) another name for rickets
Derived Forms
rachitic (rəˈkɪtɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C18: New Latin, from Greek rhakitis; see rachis
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rachitis in Medicine

rachitis ra·chi·tis (rə-kī'tĭs)
n.
See rickets.


ra·chit'ic (-kĭt'ĭk) adj.
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