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rickets

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈrɪk.ɪts/
a disease which children who do not have enough vitamin D can suffer from, in which the bones become soft and not shaped correctly
Translations of “rickets”
in Vietnamese bệnh còi xương…
in Spanish Raquitismo…
in Thai โรคกระดูกอ่อน…
in Malaysian penyakit riket…
in Chinese (Traditional) 佝僂病…
in Indonesian pengeroposan tulang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 佝偻病…
(Definition of rickets from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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