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Synonyms for calciferol

a fat-soluble vitamin that prevents rickets

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It is known that dentine reacts to the introduction of fluoride, calciferol and a series of other components in the organism, forming layers with different degrees of mineralization (Klevezal, 1996), which is known as a calcium-traumatic reaction of dentine.
A case of sarcoidosis with erythrodermic lesions: treatment with calciferol.
that reported "all-trans retinoic acid [an activated form of vitamin A] antagonizes the action of calciferol [activated vitamin D] and its active metabolite, 1, 25-dihydroxycholecalciferol, in rats.
Calciferol was used to treat tuberculosis in the late 1940s and treatment was rationalised based on its role in the calcification of tuberculosis lesions.
Moon J, Bandy B, Davison AJ: Hypothesis: etiology of atherosclerosis and osteoporosis: are imbalances in the calciferol endocrine system implicated?