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______ is caused when a child’s growing bones fail to develop due to a lack of vitamin D.

  • 1
    Night blindness
  • 2
    Rickets
  • 3
    Goitre
  • 4
    Scurvy
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Answer : 2. "Rickets"
Explanation :

1. Rickets occurs when a child's growing bones do not develop due to vitamin D deficiency.

2. Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that helps in the absorption of calcium and phosphate.

3. Symptoms of rickets include.

- Pain and tenderness in the bones of the feet and hands

- curvature in the bones of the legs

- pain in shoulders and hips

- muscle weakness

- delayed development

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