HyperDic: rickets

English > 1 sense of the word rickets:
NOUNstaterickets, rachitischildhood disease caused by deficiency / deficiency of vitamin D and sunlight associated with impaired metabolism of calcium and phosphorus
rickets > pronunciation
Soundsrih'kihts
RhymesAuschwitz ... wits: 19 rhymes with ihts...
English > rickets: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaningchildhood disease caused by deficiency / deficiency of vitamin D and sunlight associated with impaired metabolism of calcium and phosphorus.
Synonymrachitis
Broaderavitaminosis, hypovitaminosisAny of several diseases caused by deficiency / deficiency of one or more vitamins
Spanishraquitismo, raquitis
Catalanraquitisme, raquitis

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