Origin of rachitis
Examples from the Web for rachitic
The establishment of infant asylums for rachitic children is one of the most enlightened movements of the modern school.Pedagogical Anthropology|Maria Montessori
It is unnecessary to give calcium directly, when a rachitic diet is observed.Valere Aude|Louis Dechmann
It is almost invariably bilateral, is of rachitic origin, and is frequently associated with bow-legs (Fig. 141).
Practically the only exception is in the rachitic form of ringbone which affects young animals.
He considers ringbone as articular, periarticular, rachitic and traumatic.
British Dictionary definitions for rachitic
Word Origin for rachitis
Word Origin and History for rachitic
1797, from rachitis (1727), medical Latin, from Late Greek rhakhitis (nosos) "rachitic disease, inflammation of the spine," from Greek rhakhis "spine, ridge, rib of a leaf" (see rachio-).