Definition of

Rachitis

  1. (noun, state) childhood disease caused by deficiency of vitamin D and sunlight associated with impaired metabolism of calcium and phosphorus
  2. (noun, state) inflammation of the vertebral column

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Synonyms of Rachitis

rickets

Alternate forms of Rachitis

Derivations: rachitic

Hypernyms: avitaminosis, hypovitaminosis, inflammation, redness, rubor

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