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Fat-Soluble Vitamins D, E, K_1

Fat-Soluble Vitamins D, E, K_1 - Term Definition...

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Term: alpha-tocopherol Definition: RDA for vitamin E Term: Deficiency of Vit D Definition: Rickets Term: Vitamin A: Toxicity Definition: teratogenicity (dysfunctional structures in embryo) Term: define xeropthalmia: Definition: progressive blindness caused by inadequate tear production due to severe vitamin A deficiency Term: Xerophthalamia Definition: Caused by deficiency of Vit A Blindness
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Term: rickets, osteomalacia, and osteoporosis Definition: what is a fontanel Term: bone disease characterized by the softening of the bones. symptoms include bending of the spine and bowing of the legs. poor mineralization results in bones becoming increasingly soft, flexible, brittle, and deformed Definition: define osteoporosis: Term: define cornea: Definition: the transparent membrane covering the outside of the eye Term: Xerosis Definition: Caused by deficiency of Vit A Itching, burning, red inflamed eyelids
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Term: define keratinization: Definition: accumulation of keratin in a tissue; sign of vitamin A deficiency Term: define cell differentiation Definition: process by which immature cells develop specific functions different from those of the original that are characteristic of their mature cell type Term: Stability of Vit K Definition: Sensitive to light and radiation Term: Vitamin A: Food sources (list 2) Definition: carotenoids (colorful vegetables), liver (vitamin A ester) Term: antioxidant (stabilization of cell membranes, regulation of oxidation reactions, protection of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) and vitamin A) Definition: significant sources of vitamin E
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