Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Nutrition- Minerals

How many mineral elements are thought to be essential for animals? More than 18
Minerals required in large amounts Macrominerals
Minerals required in small amounts Microminerals (trace elements)
What does the word "inorganic" mean? Something that does not come from a living organism
Functions of Phosphorus Anion; aids in bone and teeth formation; muscle formation; energy producing nutrient metabolism; energy production; reproduction
Symptoms of phosphorus deficiency Decreased appetite; decreased growth; dull hair coat; decreased fertility; spontaneous fractures; Rickets
Symptoms of phosphorus excess Bone loss; urinary calculi; calcification of soft tissue; secondary hyperthyroidism
Functions of Calcium Cation; Aids in bone and teeth formation; blood clotting; muscle function; nerve transmission; membrane permeability
Symptoms of Calcium deficiency Decreased growth; decreased appetite; decreased bone mineralization; lameness; spontaneous fractures; Rickets; loose teeth; tetany; convulsions
Symptoms of Calcium excess Decreased food efficiency; nephrosis; lameness; enlarged costochondral junctions; effects bone and cartilage maturation
Created by: mdupre8705



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards