Words nearby rachitis
Origin of rachitis
OTHER WORDS FROM rachitisra·chit·ic [ruh-kit-ik] /rəˈkɪt ɪk/, adjectivepost·ra·chit·ic, adjective
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.