Medical Definition of Rachitis tarda

1. A condition marked by softening of the bones (due to impaired mineralisation, with excess accumulation of osteoid), with pain, tenderness, muscular weakness, anorexia and loss of weight, resulting from deficiency of vitamin D and calcium. Origin: Gr. Malakia = softness This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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rachischisis
rachischisis partialis
rachischisis totalis
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rachitic diet
rachitic pelvis
rachitic rosary
rachitic scoliosis
rachitides
rachitis
rachitis tarda (current term)
rachitism
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racial
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