This vitamin is produced by the body when exposed to UV light. Plays important role in calcium and phosphorus metabolism. Deficiency is known as rickets.

Symptoms include soft (weak) and bendable bones, stunted growth, bow legs, chest deformities and knock-knees.

(21 Mar 1998)

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