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Rachitic Rosary

Correct spelling for rachitic rosary

Medical definition of rachitic rosary:

A row of beading at the junction of the ribs with their cartilages, often seen in rachitic children.

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A method of diagnosis of pregnancy: with the tip of the forefinger in the vagina, a sharp tap is made against the lower segment of the uterus; the embryo, if present, is tossed upward, and if the finger is retained in place will presently be felt to strike against the wall of the uterus as it falls back. ...

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