NEET Zoology Digestion and Absorption Questions Solved


Which one of the following is the correct matching of a vitamin, its nature and its deficiency disease? 
(a) Vitamin-A    -    Fat soluble     -    Night blindness
(b) Vitamin-K    -    Fat soluble     -    Beri-beri
(c) Vitamin-A    -    Fat soluble     -    Beri-beri
(d) Vitamin-K    -    Water soluble -    Pellagra

Audio Explanation:


(a) Fat soluble vitamins are A, D, E and K. Deficiency of vitamin-A leads to night blindness or nyctalopia because vitamin-A is essential for synthesis of visual pigments (rhodopsin).

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