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Related to antirachitic: antirachitic vitamin
therapeutically effective against rickets.
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Promoting the curing of rickets or preventing its development (for example, vitamin D preparations).
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Curing or preventing rickets: antirachitic drugs.
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Agent used to prevent the development of rickets.
[anti + G. rachitis, disease of the spine]
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antirachiticActing against rickets or the development of rickets.
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