antirachitic


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Related to antirachitic: antirachitic vitamin

antirachitic

 [an″te-, an″ti-rah-kit´ik]
therapeutically effective against rickets.

an·ti·ra·chit·ic

(an'tē-ră-kit'ik),
Promoting the curing of rickets or preventing its development (for example, vitamin D preparations).

antirachitic

(ăn′tē-rə-kĭt′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Curing or preventing rickets: antirachitic drugs.

an′ti·ra·chit′ic n.

antirachitic

[-rəkit′ik]
pertaining to an agent used to treat rickets.

an·ti·ra·chit·ic

(an'tē-ră-kit'ik)
Agent used to prevent the development of rickets.
[anti + G. rachitis, disease of the spine]

antirachitic

Acting against rickets or the development of rickets.

antirachitic

therapeutically effective against rickets.