Definition of Deficiency. Meaning of Deficiency. Synonyms of Deficiency

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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, among others. Causes of decreased production include iron deficiency, a lack of vitamin B12, thal****emia, and a number of neoplasms of the...
- Vitamin B12 deficiency, also known as cobalamin deficiency, is the medical condition of low blood levels of vitamin B12. In mild deficiency a person may...
- 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...
- Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) is a medical condition due to not enough growth hormone (GH). Generally the most noticeable symptom is a short height....
- Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PDD) is an inborn error of metabolism that predisposes to red blood cell breakdown. Most of the time, those...
- Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (A1AD or AATD) is a genetic disorder that may result in lung disease or liver disease. Onset of lung problems is typically...
- Zinc deficiency is defined either as insufficient zinc to meet the needs of the body, or as a serum zinc level below the normal range. However, since a...
- Iodine deficiency is a lack of the trace element iodine, an essential nutrient in the diet. It may result in a goiter, sometimes as an endemic goiter as...
- Iron deficiency, or sideropaenia, is the state in which a body lacks enough iron to supply its needs. Iron is present in all cells in the human body and...
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