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Definition of "rachitic" []

  • Of or pertaining to rachitis; affected by rachitis; rickety. (adjective)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "rachitic" in a sentence
  • "Using tables to explain the required levels of these key nutrients, the publication offers illustrations of various problems such as rachitic rosaries and abnormal bone formation caused when producers do not provide adequate levels of calcium, phosphorous, and vitamin D3."
  • "A rachitic Jewess cleans the barracks, the boy's eye turns, with pity, with lust; he gives her bread."
  • "Common features of rickets include softness of the infant's skull (craniotabes) and enlargement of the front end of the ribs (creating the "rachitic rosary")."