rachitis

[ ruh-kahy-tis ]
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nounPathology.

Origin of rachitis

1
1720–30; <New Latin <Greek rhachîtis inflammation of the spine. See rachis, -itis

Other words from rachitis

  • ra·chit·ic [ruh-kit-ik], /rəˈkɪt ɪk/, adjective
  • post·ra·chit·ic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for rachitis

rachitis

/ (rəˈkaɪtɪs) /


noun
  1. pathol another name for rickets

Origin of rachitis

1
C18: New Latin, from Greek rhakitis; see rachis

Derived forms of rachitis

  • rachitic (rəˈkɪtɪk), adjective

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