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He considers ringbone as articular, periarticular, rachitic and traumatic.

But he suffered from hyperfecundity, and many of his intellectual children are anmic and rachitic.

In the normal infant it is straight, but in the rachitic it exhibits a kyphotic deformity very soon.

The rachitic pelvis is well known to the obstetrician for the difficulties it gives rise to during parturition.

Rachitic with fear Gud's knees bent beneath him and he sank down in the blackness and shuddered in his soul.

It is almost invariably bilateral, is of rachitic origin, and is frequently associated with bow-legs (Fig. 141).

Practically the only exception is in the rachitic form of ringbone which affects young animals.

Rachitic ringbone is frequently observed in some sections of the country and does not ordinarily cause much if any lameness.

In young and rachitic animals outdoor exercise and a good nutritive ration for the subject are indicated.

The establishment of infant asylums for rachitic children is one of the most enlightened movements of the modern school.

WORD ORIGIN

1797, from rachitis (1727), medical Latin, from Late Greek rhakhitis (nosos) "rachitic disease, inflammation of the spine," from Greek rhakhis "spine, ridge, rib of a leaf" (see rachio-).

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