Definition of Deficiency. Meaning of Deficiency. Synonyms of Deficiency

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Deficiency. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Deficiency and, of course, Deficiency synonyms and on the right images related to the word Deficiency.

Definition of Deficiency

Deficiency
Deficiency De*fi"cien*cy, n.; pl. Deficiencies. [See Deficient.] The state of being deficient; inadequacy; want; failure; imperfection; shortcoming; defect. ``A deficiency of blood.' --Arbuthnot. [Marlborough] was so miserably ignorant, that his deficiencies made him the ridicule of his contemporaries. --Buckle. Deficiency of a curve (Geom.), the amount by which the number of double points on a curve is short of the maximum for curves of the same degree.

Meaning of Deficiency from wikipedia

- A deficiency is generally a lack of something. It may also refer to: A deficient number, in mathematics, a number n for which σ(n) < 2n. Angular deficiency...
- gastrointestinal bleeding. Causes of decreased production include iron deficiency, vitamin B12 deficiency, thal****emia, and a number of neoplasms of the bone marrow...
- Thiamine deficiency is a medical condition of low levels of thiamine (vitamin B1). A severe and chronic form is known as beriberi. There are two main types...
- Folate deficiency, also known as vitamin B9 deficiency, is a low level of folate and derivatives in the body. Signs of folate deficiency are often subtle...
- Iodine deficiency is a lack of the trace element iodine, an essential nutrient in the diet. It may result in metabolic problems such as goiter, sometimes...
- B12 deficiency anemia, of which pernicious anemia (PA) is a type, is a disease in which not enough red blood cells are produced due to a deficiency of...
- Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PDD) is an inborn error of metabolism that predisposes to red blood cell breakdown. Most of the time, those...
- Vitamin B12 deficiency, also known as cobalamin deficiency, is the medical condition of low blood and tissue levels of vitamin B12. In mild deficiency, a person...
- Color blindness (color vision deficiency) is the decreased ability to see color or differences in color. It can impair tasks such as selecting ripe fruit...
- Magnesium deficiency is an electrolyte disturbance in which there is a low level of magnesium in the body. It can result in multiple symptoms. Symptoms...