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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...
- greater consequences than it does for adults. An infant made severely iron-deficient during its earlier life cannot recover to normal iron levels even with...
- 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...
- bonds. Electron deficient bonds are often better described as 3-center-2-electron bonds. Examples of compounds that are electron deficient are the boranes...
- the differential diagnosis of megaloblastic anemia. For example, a B12-deficient state which causes megaloblastic anemia and which may be mistaken for...
- Carbohydrate-deficient transferrin (CDT) is a laboratory test used to help detect heavy ethanol consumption. Transferrin is a serum protein that carries...
- reaction does not take place, phenylalanine ac****ulates and tyrosine is deficient. Excessive phenylalanine can be metabolized into phenylketones through...
- Intellectual disability (ID), also known as general learning disability, and mental ****ation (MR), is a generalized neurodevelopmental disorder characterized...
- perfect number equals the sum of its proper divisors; that is, s(n) = n a deficient number is greater than the sum of its proper divisors; that is, s(n) < n...