rachitic

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adjective ra·chit·ic \rə-ˈki-tik\

Definition of rachitic

  1. :  rickety

Origin and Etymology of rachitic

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


First Known Use: 1797


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rachitic

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adjective ra·chit·ic \rə-ˈkit-ik\

Medical Definition of rachitic

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

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