rachitism


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Related to rachitism: rachitis, rickets
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rach·i·tism

, rhachitis, rachitis
n. raquitismo, enfermedad por deficiencia que afecta el desarrollo óseo en los adolescentes, causada por falta de calcio, fósforo y vitamina D.
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