Deficiency of ascorbic acid in diet causes _______ A. scurvy

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Deficiency of ascorbic acid in diet causes _______

A. scurvy

B. beri beri

C. rickets

D. cheilosis

This question was addressed to me in my homework.

Query is from Biomolecules topic in section Biomolecules of Chemistry – Class 12

Right choice is A. scurvy

The best I can explain: Ascorbic acid is another name for vitamin C which is highly water-soluble and an important dietary supplement. It is present in citrus fruits and leafy vegetables. Scurvy is a disease caused by the deficiency of vitamin C.