Definition of Insufficiency. Meaning of Insufficiency. Synonyms of Insufficiency

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Definition of Insufficiency

Insufficiency
Insufficiency In`suf*fi"cien*cy, n. [L. insufficientia: cf. F. insuffisance, whence OE. insuffisance. See Insufficient.] 1. The quality or state of being insufficient; want of sufficiency; deficiency; inadequateness; as, the insufficiency of provisions, of an excuse, etc. The insufficiency of the light of nature is, by the light of Scripture, . . . fully supplied. --Hooker. 2. Want of power or skill; inability; incapacity; incompetency; as, the insufficiency of a man for an office.

Meaning of Insufficiency from wikipedia

- Adrenal insufficiency is a condition in which the adrenal glands do not produce adequate amounts of steroid hormones, primarily cortisol; but may also...
- Aortic insufficiency (AI), also known as aortic regurgitation (AR), is the leaking of the aortic valve of the heart that causes blood to flow in the reverse...
- Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is a medical condition in which blood pools in the veins, straining the walls of the vein. The most common cause of...
- Addison's disease, also known as primary adrenal insufficiency and hypocortisolism, is a long-term endocrine disorder in which the adrenal glands do not...
- Vertebrobasilar insufficiency (VBI) or vertebral-basilar ischemia, also called beauty parlour syndrome (BPS), is a temporary set of symptoms due to decreased...
- Mitral regurgitation (MR), mitral insufficiency, or mitral incompetence, is a form of valvular heart disease in which the mitral valve does not close...
- Insufficiency is used in describing many medical conditions and may refer to: Accommodative insufficiency (AI) involves the inability of the eye to focus...
- Kidney failure, also known as end-stage kidney disease, is a medical condition in which the kidneys are functioning at less than 15% of normal. Kidney...
- Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) is the inability to properly digest food due to a lack of digestive enzymes made by the pancreas. EPI is found...
- Velopharyngeal insufficiency is a disorder of structure that causes a failure of the velum (soft palate) to close against the posterior pharyngeal wall...
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