hemorrhagic rickets

n.

Bone changes occurring in infantile scurvy, characterized by subperiosteal hemorrhage and deficient osteoid tissue formation.

Nearby words

  1. hemorrhagic endovasculitis,
  2. hemorrhagic fever,
  3. hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome,
  4. hemorrhagic infarct,
  5. hemorrhagic plague,
  6. hemorrhagic septicemia,
  7. hemorrhagic shock,
  8. hemorrhagin,
  9. hemorrhea,
  10. hemorrhoid


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