rachitic

adjective
ra·​chit·​ic | \ rə-ˈki-tik How to pronounce rachitic (audio) \

Definition of rachitic

First Known Use of rachitic

1797, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rachitic

New Latin rachitis rickets, from Greek rhachitis spinal disease, from rhachis

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The first known use of rachitic was in 1797

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“Rachitic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rachitic. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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rachitic

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

Medical Definition of rachitic

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

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