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Definition of Deficient

Deficient
Deficient De*fi"cient, a. [L. deficiens, -entis, p. pr. of deficere to be wanting. See Defect.] Wanting, to make up completeness; wanting, as regards a requirement; not sufficient; inadequate; defective; imperfect; incomplete; lacking; as, deficient parts; deficient estate; deficient strength; deficient in judgment. The style was indeed deficient in ease and variety. --Macaulay. Deficient number. (Arith.) See under Abundant. -- De*fi"cient-ly, adv.

Meaning of Deficient from wikipedia

- deficient birds IUCN Red List data deficient species (Cnidaria) List of data deficient fishes List of data deficient insects List of data deficient invertebrates...
- CLED agar (cystine–lactose–electrolyte-deficient agar or medium) is a valuable non-inhibitory growth medium used in the isolation and differentiation...
- Carbohydrate-deficient transferrin (CDT, also known as desialotransferrin or asialotransferrin) is a laboratory test used to help detect heavy ethanol...
- In number theory, a deficient number or defective number is a positive integer n for which the sum of divisors of n is less than 2n. Equivalently, it...
- In chemistry, electron deficiency (and electron-deficient) is jargon that is used in two contexts: chemical species that violate the octet rule because...
- In the Sotho language, the deficient verbs are a special subset of Sesotho verbs that require a subordinate or complementary verb to complete their action...
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- Intellectual disability (ID), also known as general learning disability in the United Kingdom and formerly mental ****ation, is a generalized neurodevelopmental...
- bacteria, also known as L-phase bacteria, L-phase variants or cell wall-deficient bacteria (CWDB), are growth forms derived from different bacteria. They...
- are known to be threatened with extinction, and 836 are listed as Data Deficient. The Red List of 2012 was released 19 July 2012 at Rio+20 Earth Summit;...