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Around 1800 a French anatomist, Xavier Bichat, demonstrated that the body was
made up of 21 different kinds of tissues, and he conceived that in a diseased
organ only some of its tissues might be affected. The later events in the complex ...
Some effects of vitamin deficiencies cannot be reversed by adding the vitamin to
the diet, especially if damage to nonregenera- tive tissue (e.g., cornea of the eye,
nerve tissue, calcified bone) has occurred. A vitamin deficiency may be ...
The water-soluble vitamins are absorbed in the animal intestine, pass directly to
the blood, and are carried to the tissues in which they will be utilized. Vitamin Bi2
requires a substance known as "intrinsic factor" for absorption. Utilization Some ...
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