Definition of Rickets, vitamin D resistant
Rickets, vitamin D resistant: A rickets-like condition caused by an inborn defect of metabolism, usually in males. Vitamin D cannot be absorbed, and so does not work to treat the illness.
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012
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