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Rickets and Kwashiorkor are

  1. Deficiency diseases
  2. Hereditary diseases
  3. Infection disease
  4. Communicable disease
Correct Answer: Option(a)
Rickets is defective mineralization or calcification of bones before epiphyseal closure in immature mammals due to deficiency or impaired metabolism of vitamin D. Kwashiorkor is a condition resulting from inadequate protein intake. Early symptoms include fatigue, irritability, and lethargy. Kwashiorkor is a form of malnutrition that most often affects children in developing regions of the world
So, the correct answer is 'Deficiency diseases'
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