Rachitis or rickets is not a disease of adult life, but of infancy and childhood, and never occurs after the age of puberty.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Evidences of tuberculosis, rickets and syphilis, according to these authors, have not been found.
"The Evolution of Modern Medicine" by William Osler
Early rickets, I think, had been succeeded by the St. Vitus' dance.
"Saunterings" by Charles Dudley Warner
It would give me the rickets to ride in it long.
"Cousin Maude" by Mary J. Holmes
Did I ever tell you that story about the slide in Rickets Gulch?
"Mr. Crewe's Career, Complete" by Winston Churchill
I've got the rickets.
"The Trimmed Lamp" by O. Henry
Jim Rickets, who had life all his own way, was none other than Stephen A. Douglas, the easily successful.
"The Crisis, Complete" by Winston Churchill
A common cause of late sitting, standing, or walking is rickets.
"The Care and Feeding of Children" by L. Emmett Holt
In the same way rickets is more serious and more widely prevalent.
"The Economic Consequences of the Peace" by John Maynard Keynes
Want of light stops growth, and promotes scrofula, rickets, &c., among the children.
"Notes on Nursing" by Florence Nightingale
They are believed to occur more frequently in those who have suffered from rickets.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
The shin bones are apt to be bowed forward, not sideways, as in rickets.
"The Third Great Plague" by John H. Stokes
Rickets is a disease peculiar to childhood, though it may not be developed until a more advanced period of life.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Yes, indeed, that girl will be getting spine complaint, or the rickets.
"Girlhood and Womanhood" by Sarah Tytler
He felt that she thought he was silly or had the rickets.
"Villa Elsa" by Stuart Henry
Rickets, during infancy, is the most common cause of spinal curvature.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
Tuberculosis and rickets carried on their evil work unchecked.
"A Labrador Doctor" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
This disease is familiarly known by the name of rickets.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
Those accustomed to dogs have seen cases of rickets.
"Hunting Dogs" by Oliver Hartley
A porter who suffered from rickets put in his head.
"Mrs. Fitz" by J. C. Snaith