adjective \rə-ˈki-tik\

Definition of RACHITIC

:  rickety

Origin of RACHITIC

New Latin rachitis rickets, from Greek rhachitis spinal disease, from rhachis
First Known Use: 1797


adjective \rə-ˈkit-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RACHITIC

: of, relating to, or affected by rickets <rachitic lesions> <a rachitic child>


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