Caption: Vitamin D crystals. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble (lipophilic) vitamin essential for blood clotting. Its deficiency can lead to faulty mineralization of bones and teeth known as rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults.
Magnification*: x20
Type: LM
Copyright 1985 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
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