Medical Definition of Late rickets

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)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Late Rickets

late cyanosis
late deceleration
late diastole
late diastolic murmur
late effect
late gene
late innings
late lamented
late latent syphilis
late model
late on
late purple aster
late reaction
late replicating chromosome
late rickets (current term)
late seizure
late seral species
late seral treatment
late syphilis
late systole
late tackle
late unpleasantness
late unpleasantnesses

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