rachitic rosary

n.

A row of beadlike prominences at the junction of a rib and its cartilage, often seen in rachitic children.beading of ribs

Nearby words

  1. radiodensity,
  2. radiodermatitis,
  3. radiodiagnosis,
  4. radioelement,
  5. radiofrequency,
  6. radiogold colloid,
  7. radiogoniometer,
  8. radiogram,
  9. radiograph,
  10. radiographer


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