antirachitic

adjective
an·ti·ra·chit·ic | \ˌan-tē-rə-ˈki-tik, 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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about antirachitic

Share antirachitic

Statistics for antirachitic

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for antirachitic

The first known use of antirachitic was in 1875

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for antirachitic

antirachitic

adjective
an·ti·ra·chit·ic | \-rə-ˈkit-ik \

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

Comments on antirachitic

What made you want to look up antirachitic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!