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OTHER WORDS FROM rachitisra·chit·ic [ruh-kit-ik], /rəˈkɪt ɪk/, adjectivepost·ra·chit·ic, adjective
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The medical term rachitis was coined about 1650, with a punning allusion to Gr.
Rachitis is a constitutional disease, characterized by impaired nutrition of the bones and changes in their shape.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
The commonest deformities of the thorax are those associated with rachitis.Pedagogical Anthropology|Maria Montessori
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.