LilleyChpt53 Vitamins and Minerals

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  1. vitamins that can be dissolved in water
    water-soluble vitamins
  2. organic compounds essential in small quantities for normal physiologic and metabolic functioning of the body
    vitamins
  3. biologically active chemicals that make up vitamin E compounds
    tocopherols
  4. a condition resulting from a deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
    scurvy
  5. asorbic acid
    vitamin C
  6. a condition caused by a deficiency of vitamin D
    ricketts
  7. the purple pigment in the rods of the retina, formed by a protein, opsin, and a derivative of retional (vitamin A)
    rhodopsin
  8. a disease resulting from a deficiency of niacin or a metabolic defect that interferes with the conversion of tryptophan to niacin (vitamin B3)
    Pellagra
  9. Vitamin B3
    pellagra
  10. retinol
    Vitamin A
  11. inorgancic substances that are ingested and attach to enzymes or other organic molecules
    minerals
  12. vitamins that can be dissolved in fat
    fat-soluble vitamins
  13. specialized in proteins that catalyze biochemical reactions in organic matter
    enzymes
  14. a nonprotein substances that combines with a protein molecule to form an active enzymes
    coenzymes
  15. a disease of the peripheral nerves caused by a dietary deficiency or an inability to assimilate thiamine.
    beriberi
  16. vitamin b1
    thiamine
  17. symptoms are fatigue, diarrhea, appetitie and weight loss, and disturbed nerve function causing paralysis and wasting of limbs, edema, and heart failure
    beriberi

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