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Vitamin D is called:


A
Ascorbic acid.
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B
Calciferol or ergocalciferol.
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C
Thiamine.
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D
Riboflavin.
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Solution

The correct option is A Calciferol or ergocalciferol.
Vitamin $$D$$ is called calciferol or ergocalciferol. lt is a steroid hormone that has long been known for its important role in regulating body levels of calcium and phosphorus, and in mineralization of bone.
Vitamin $$D$$ in human body exist in two form :
(I) Vitamin $$D_2$$, also called as ergocalciferol.
(II) Vitamin $$D_3$$, also called as calciferol or cholecalciferol. 

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