rachitic


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Related to rachitic: rachitis, rickets, rachitic pelvis

ra·chi·tis

 (rə-kī′tĭs)
n.

[New Latin rachītis, inflammation of the spine (adopted because of its similarity in sound to rickets), from Late Greek rhakhītis : Greek rhakhis, spine + Greek -ītis, -itis.]

ra·chit′ic (-kĭt′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.rachitic - affected with, suffering from, or characteristic of rickets; "rickety limbs and joints"; "a rachitic patient"
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"
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rachitic

[ræˈkɪtɪk] ADJraquítico

rachitic

adj (Med) → rachitisch

ra·chit·ic

a. raquítico-a. rel. al raquitismo; débil, endeble.
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