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rickets
used in Nine Stories

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childhood disease most commonly caused by a vitamin D deficiency and characterized by soft bones which can lead to fractures and deformity
  • The tallest boy, in the foreground of the picture, appeared to have rickets in one leg and elephantiasis in the other—an effect, it was clear, that Miss Kramer had deliberately used to show that the boy was standing with his feet slightly apart.
    8 — De Daumier-Smith's Blue Period (47% in)

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