He considers ringbone as articular, periarticular, rachitic and traumatic.
It is almost invariably bilateral, is of rachitic origin, and is frequently associated with bow-legs (Fig. 141).
The establishment of infant asylums for rachitic children is one of the most enlightened movements of the modern school.
Practically the only exception is in the rachitic form of ringbone which affects young animals.
In young and rachitic animals outdoor exercise and a good nutritive ration for the subject are indicated.
As regards their situation, these asylums for rachitic children may be advantageously located upon the sea-coast.
rachitic ringbone is frequently observed in some sections of the country and does not ordinarily cause much if any lameness.
But he suffered from hyperfecundity, and many of his intellectual children are anmic and rachitic.
It is unnecessary to give calcium directly, when a rachitic diet is observed.
The rachitic pelvis is well known to the obstetrician for the difficulties it gives rise to during parturition.
rachitis ra·chi·tis (rə-kī'tĭs)