rachitic


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Related to rachitic: rachitis, rickets, rachitic pelvis

rachitic

 [rah-kit´ik]
pertaining to rickets.

ra·chit·ic

(rā-kit'ik),
Relating to or suffering from rickets (rachitis).
Synonym(s): rickety

rachitic

/ra·chit·ic/ (rah-kit´ik) pertaining to rickets.

rachitic

See rickets.

ra·chit·ic

(ră-kit'ik)
Relating to or suffering from rickets (rachitis).

rachitic

Affected by rickets.

ra·chit·ic

(ră-kit'ik)
Relating to rickets.

rachitic

pertaining to rickets.

rachitic rosary
the visible enlargements of the costochondral junctions in rickets.
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Rachitic rosary and wide wrist and ankle joints were the most frequent clinical features observed in 87% and 76% respectively in all age groups, bowing of legs was observed in 10% cases only and was more frequent between 12 to 36 months of age.
DeLuna, who was intense, middle-aged, rachitic, humorless, and perpetually angry, especially at men.
Tn her essay on 'The Hunchback of Weimar', Susanne Kord suggests that '[r]ather than seeing Gochhausen as ugly and rachitic, one could re-view her as a "Schonhiet", if perhaps an "eigenthumliche Schonheit" [peculiar beautyl' (p.
Otherwise, unless it had been such a grim day that he could only stare at his kitchen wall and drink beer, he would get his chess set and walk to the park, past the weary peddler women chanting house-to-house, past the packs of rachitic turd-colored dogs, past the crazy man who squatted by the Church of the Sacred Heart sweeping plumes of dirt across his chest.
A squalid, rachitic pre-adolescent, Sierva Maria feels far more at home with the black slaves who raised her than with her decadent parents.
Chest examination revealed prominent rib cage with rachitic rosary.
Hafner's nephew, the sixteen-year-old Roman, whose bones lie below the skeleton of his rachitic uncle in the clay vessel in which the pandapigl was rendered, from the bones of slaughtered animals, to be brushed on the horses around the eyes, nostrils, and belly to protect them from mosquitoes and horseflies, began the cycle of suicides in the village of Maximilian's birth.
She stared at me, did not seem aware of the Rachitic lame jackass that stood before the ancient Painted cart, awaiting the grunt to pull, Urinating on the stone where she stood, a stream Of warm wet staining her dirt-worn feet, Incensing the close, stench-laden heat of the moment, A moment forever burnt into the sear of my eyes.
Patients with HVDRR develop symptoms related to growth retardation and rachitic skeletal deformities including smooth bowing of the legs, gait disturbance, knock knees, metaphyseal widening, frontal bossing, and horizontal depression along the lower border of the chest [Farach-Carson and Nemere, 2003].
lt is possible they are confusing the study with another of ours where we did in fact report on the presence of rachitic like lesions in children living in another part of South Africa where endemic fluorosis was evident and water fluoride concentrations ranged from 8-12 ppm (4).