ricket

ricket

(ˈrɪkɪt)
n
a mistake
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At any rate he was wretchedly sick and undersized; he had the rickets, and though he was over three years old, he was no bigger than an ordinary child of one.
For how was it possible to believe that those large brown protuberant eyes in Silas Marner's pale face really saw nothing very distinctly that was not close to them, and not rather that their dreadful stare could dart cramp, or rickets, or a wry mouth at any boy who happened to be in the rear?
Ashley Ricket of the Ricket Law Firm in Kansas City said beginning the day after her surgery, the plaintiff made several phone calls to defendants complaining of severe pain.
Low levels of vitamin D have been linked to a number of illnesses, including rickets and osteomalacia, which weaken bone tissue.
Other causes include rickets. Rickets is a bone disease in children that causes bow legs and other bone deformities.
Rickets, or Ronaldo Ricketts in real life, is a known Filipino action star and film producer.
Four rare genetic errors of vitamin D metabolism that can cause rickets have been described.
Vitamin D is essential to prevent rickets, a condition that affects bone development in children and which can lead to the growth of soft, weak and deformed limbs.
I'M not surprised that neither the Department of Health nor Public Health England gave comment to the article about Victorian illnesses, as both are fully aware of the role of air pollution in tuberculosis and rickets (Examiner, January 23).
The new results showed that Crysvita was superior to conventional therapy for all key efficacy endpoints, showing a meaningful improvement in rickets severity, lower limb deformity, growth, and physical functioning as demonstrated by increases in distance walked.
HUNDREDS of people in Birmingham and the Black Country are being admitted to hospital with Victorian diseases like rickets, gout, and cholera.