rachitis

rachitis

[ruh-kahy-tis]
noun Pathology.

Origin:
1720–30; < Neo-Latin < Greek rhachîtis inflammation of the spine. See rachis, -itis

rachitic [ruh-kit-ik] , adjective
postrachitic, adjective
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rachitis (rəˈkaɪtɪs)
 
n
pathol another name for rickets
 
[C18: New Latin, from Greek rhakitis; see rachis]
 
rachitic
 
adj

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


ra·chit'ic (-kĭt'ĭk) adj.
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