Origin of rachitis
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The commonest deformities of the thorax are those associated with rachitis.Pedagogical Anthropology
It is also due to the changes wrought by rachitis in the pelvis.
It is in the period of rapid development that rachitis is observed.
Chlorine was found to be diminished in rachitis by Baginsky.
The etiology of rachitis must be studied from two points of view.
- pathol another name for rickets
C18: New Latin, from Greek rhakitis; see rachis
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