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de·fi·cien·cy

 (dĭ-fĭsh′ən-sē)
n. pl. de·fi·cien·cies
1. The quality or condition of being deficient; incompleteness or inadequacy.
2. A lack or shortage, especially of something essential to health: a nutritional deficiency.

deficiency

(dɪˈfɪʃənsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. the state or quality of being deficient
2. a lack or insufficiency; shortage
3. (Accounting & Book-keeping) another word for deficit
4. (Genetics) biology the absence of a gene or a region of a chromosome normally present

de•fi•cien•cy

(dɪˈfɪʃ ən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the state of being deficient; lack; insufficiency.
2. the amount or quality lacked.
[1625–35; < Late Latin dēficientia]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deficiency - the state of needing something that is absent or unavailabledeficiency - the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"
absence - the state of being absent; "he was surprised by the absence of any explanation"
need, demand - a condition requiring relief; "she satisfied his need for affection"; "God has no need of men to accomplish His work"; "there is a demand for jobs"
dearth, famine, shortage - an acute insufficiency
deficit - a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning; "the people concerned have a deficit in verbal memory"; "they have serious linguistic deficits"
mineral deficiency - lack of a mineral micronutrient that is essential for normal nutrition or metabolism
shortness - the condition of being short of something; "there was no shortness of money"; "can cause shortness of breath"
stringency, tightness - a state occasioned by scarcity of money and a shortage of credit
2.deficiency - lack of an adequate quantity or number; "the inadequacy of unemployment benefits"
amount - the relative magnitude of something with reference to a criterion; "an adequate amount of food for four people"
exiguity, leanness, meagerness, meagreness, scantiness, scantness, poorness - the quality of being meager; "an exiguity of cloth that would only allow of miniature capes"-George Eliot
deficit, shortage, shortfall - the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required; "new blood vessels bud out from the already dilated vascular bed to make up the nutritional deficit"
scarceness, scarcity - a small and inadequate amount
slenderness - the quality of being slight or inadequate; "he knew the slenderness of my wallet"; "the slenderness of the chances that anything would be done"; "the slenderness of the evidence"

deficiency

noun
2. failing, fault, weakness, defect, flaw, drawback, shortcoming, imperfection, frailty, demerit the most serious deficiency in their air defence

deficiency

noun
Translations
نَقْص، نُقْصان
nedostatek
mangelfuldhedufuldkommenhedutilstrækkelighed
vajaus
skortur, vöntun
eksiklikyetersizlik

deficiency

[dɪˈfɪʃənsɪ]
A. N
1. (gen) → deficiencia f; (= lack) → falta f (Med) (= weakness) → debilidad f
vitamin deficiencyavitaminosis f, déficit m vitamínico
2. (in system, plan, character etc) → defecto m
3. (Fin) → déficit m
B. CPD deficiency disease Nmal m carencial

deficiency

[dɪˈfɪʃənsi] n
(= inadequacy) → insuffisance f, faiblesse f
[vitamin, mineral] → carence f
(in number)insuffisance mdeficiency disease nmaladie f de carence

deficiency

n (= shortage)Mangel m; (Fin) → Defizit nt, → Fehlbetrag m; (= defect: in character, system) → Schwäche f; vitamin/iron deficiencyVitamin-/Eisenmangel m

deficiency

:
deficiency disease
n (Med) → Mangelkrankheit f
deficiency guarantee
n (Fin) → Ausfallbürgschaft f
deficiency payment
n (Fin) → Ausgleichszahlung f

deficiency

[dɪˈfɪʃnsɪ] n
a. (of goods) → mancanza, insufficienza; (of vitamins, minerals, protein) → carenza
b. (in system, plan) → carenza

deficient

(diˈfiʃənt) adjective
lacking in what is needed. Their food is deficient in vitamins.
deˈficiencyplural deˈficiencies noun
(a) shortage or absence of what is needed.

de·fi·cien·cy

n. deficiencia, falta de algún elemento esencial al organismo;
___ diseaseenfermedad por deficiencia;
galactokinasa ______ de galactocinasa;
lactase ______ de lactasa;
mineral ______ mineral;
mental ______ mental;
oxygen ___falta de oxígeno.

deficiency

n (pl -cies) deficiencia, carencia, falta
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Large doses of Vitamin C have resulted in hemodialysis in patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency,' the FDA said.
Acute haemolysis induced by high dose ascorbic acid in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency. BMJ.
Issues with primaquine (i.e., CYP2D6poor metabolizers or hemolysis risk in patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency) complicate treatment of dormant hypnozoites that cause relapse (1).
Deficiency of vitamin E is a common feature in some of these hereditary hemolytic anemias.28 Results of a number of studies revealed that supplementation with d1/4-tocopherol in patients suffering from sickle cell anemia, betathalassemia and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency significantly reduced red blood cell deformity, decreased erythrocyte osmotic fragility and premature hemolysis and thereby increased blood hemoglobin levels as compared to healthy controls.29-31
Severe neonatal hyperbilirubinemia: a potential complication of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency. Clin Perinatol 1998;25:575-90.
by Madiha Asif/ [email protected] Transmitted genetically: The most common hereditary blood disorders in Oman are sickle cell disease, beta thalassemia and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency.
Motulsky, "Negro variant of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (A-) in man" Science, vol.
Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, which is associated with primaquine failure for radical cure is also associated with dysglycaemia.
The presence or absence of some of these variants is associated with an increased risk for developing any one of the following 10 diseases or conditions: Parkinson's disease, late-onset Alzheimer's disease; celiac disease, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency; early-onset primary dystonia; factor XI deficiency; Gaucher disease type 1; glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency; hereditary hemochromatosis; and hereditary thrombophilia.
Schechmaster et al., "Medications and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency: an evidence based review," Drug Safety, vol.
Genetics of castes and tribes of India: glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency and abnormal haemoglobins (HbS and HbE).

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