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The blood of a person contains too little of component ‘X’. The function of ‘X’ is to carry Oxygen to the body. The mineral ‘Y’ is necessary for the formation of ’X’. The lesser amount of ‘X’ in the blood due to the deficiency of mineral ‘y’ causes a disease ‘X’. 1. What is the component X? 2. What type of blood cells contain X? 3. Name the mineral Y. 4. Name two food items which contain mineral Y. 5. What is disease Z? write the major symptoms of disease Z.

The blood of a person contains too little of component ‘X’. The function of ‘X’ is to carry Oxygen to the body. The mineral ‘Y’ is necessary for the formation of ’X’. The lesser amount of ‘X’ in the blood due to the deficiency of mineral ‘y’ causes a disease ‘X’. 
1. What is the component X?
2. What type of blood cells contain X?
3. Name the mineral Y.
4. Name two food items which contain mineral Y.
5. What is disease Z? write the major symptoms of disease Z.

Grade:6

3 Answers

Saatvik Banerjee
34 Points
one year ago
  1. The component X is hemoglobin, 2. Red blood cells(RBC) contain hemoglobin, 3. The mineral Y is Iron, 4. Spinach and Legumes contain Iron, 5. The disease Z is Anaemia. The major symptoms of anaemia are:  Weakness, Pale/Yellowish skin, dizziness, etc.
Debarati
105 Points
8 months ago
1) X is haemoglobin
2) RBC, ie, Red Blood Cells contain haemoglobin
3) Y is Iron
4) Lentils and Soyabean are rich in iron
5) Z is anaemia. Its symptoms are extreme fatigue, headache etc.

I hope you understood.
Sailikith Nallabirudu
60 Points
8 months ago
the x=heamoglobin
the red blood cells
mineral iron
grean leafy vegetables
the major disease is anaemia

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