antirachitic

adjective
an·​ti·​ra·​chit·​ic | \ ˌan-tē-rə-ˈki-tik How to pronounce antirachitic (audio) , ˌan-tī- \

Definition of antirachitic

: used or tending to prevent or cure rickets the antirachitic activity of vitamin D

Other Words from antirachitic

antirachitic noun
The State Academy of Sciences has developed a new antirachitic for domestic animal and poultry. State News Service

First Known Use of antirachitic

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Antirachitic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antirachitic. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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More Definitions for antirachitic

antirachitic

adjective
an·​ti·​ra·​chit·​ic | \ -rə-ˈkit-ik How to pronounce antirachitic (audio) \

Medical Definition of antirachitic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: used or tending to prevent the development of rickets an antirachitic vitamin

antirachitic

noun

Medical Definition of antirachitic (Entry 2 of 2)

: an antirachitic agent

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