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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.

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- deficient birds IUCN Red List data deficient species (Cnidaria) List of data deficient fishes List of data deficient insects List of data deficient invertebrates...
- In number theory, a deficient or deficient number is a number n for which the sum of divisors σ(n)<2n, or, equivalently, the sum of proper divisors (or...
- bonds. Electron deficient bonds are often better described as 3-center-2-electron bonds. Examples of compounds that are electron deficient are the boranes...
- 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) is a laboratory test used to help detect heavy ethanol consumption. Transferrin is a serum protein that carries...
- Protista) data deficient species. Lists of data deficient species Animals Amphibians — List of data deficient amphibians Birds — List of data deficient birds Fish...
- or iron that is poorly absorbed (non-heme iron), they can become iron deficient over time. Examples of iron-rich foods include meat, eggs, leafy green...
- L-form bacteria, also known as Sam Cannon, L-phase variants, and cell wall-deficient (CWD) bacteria, are strains of bacteria that lack cell walls. They were...
- are smaller than normal; one in five preschool children are vitamin-A deficient, and one in two are anemic. More than 45 percent of rural families and...
- species   Data deficient (DD): 783 species As of September 2016, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) lists 783 data deficient mammalian...
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