Copper: Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms

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All of the following statements are TRUE concerning copper, EXCEPT that _____.

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1. Copper deficiency can lead to a condition known as duodenal hypoxia, which is the lack of oxygen in the tissues of the small intestine. Which of the following explains the possible mechanism for this health issue?

2. All of the following are associated with copper deficiency, EXCEPT _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet help you quickly gauge your understanding of copper deficiency and symptoms of toxicity. You will be quizzed on related vocabulary terms and symptoms.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet cover the following topics:

  • Characteristics of copper
  • Negative effect of not getting enough copper
  • Symptoms of copper deficiency
  • Inherited disorder related to copper accumulation

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet help students practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related copper deficiency lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of copper toxicity
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an inherited disorder related to copper accumulation

Additional Learning

To learn more about copper deficiency, review the lesson called Copper: Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine the symptoms of an inherited disease related to copper accumulation
  • Identity examples of copper deficiency
  • Name a protein affected by a copper deficiency
  • Explain how a copper deficiency may cause anemia
  • Examine the properties of copper
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