insufficiency

(redirected from insufficiency of ocular muscles)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.
Related to insufficiency of ocular muscles: extrinsic ocular muscles

in·suf·fi·cien·cy

 (ĭn′sə-fĭsh′ən-sē)
n. pl. in·suf·fi·cien·cies
1. The quality or state of being insufficient, especially:
a. Inadequate supply: an insufficiency of funds.
b. Inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally: cardiac insufficiency.
c. Moral or mental incompetence.
2. A failing; an inadequacy: pointed out the insufficiencies in my report.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

insufficiency

(ˌɪnsəˈfɪʃənsɪ)
n
1. Also called: insufficience the state of being insufficient
2. (Pathology) pathol failure in the functioning of an organ, tissue, etc: cardiac insufficiency.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

in•suf•fi•cien•cy

(ˌɪn səˈfɪʃ ən si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. deficiency in amount, force, power, competence, or fitness; inadequacy.
2. an instance of this.
3. inability of an organ or other body part to function normally.
Sometimes, in`suf•fi′cience.
[1375–1425]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insufficiency - a lack of competence; "pointed out the insufficiencies in my report"; "juvenile offenses often reflect an inadequacy in the parents"
failing, weakness - a flaw or weak point; "he was quick to point out his wife's failings"
2.insufficiency - (pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally
inability, unfitness - lacking the power to perform
pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases
cardiac insufficiency, coronary insufficiency - inadequate blood flow to the heart muscles; can cause angina pectoris
3.insufficiency - 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"
adequacy, sufficiency - the quality of being sufficient for the end in view; "he questioned the sufficiency of human intelligence"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

insufficiency

noun shortage, lack, deficiency, want, poverty, inadequacy, short supply, scarcity, dearth, paucity, scantiness, inadequateness Late miscarriages are not usually due to hormonal insufficiency.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

insufficiency

noun
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Translations
عَدَم كفاءَه، عدَم اهليَّه
nedostatek
utilstrækkelighed
skortur; ófullkomleiki
yetersizlik

insufficiency

[ˌɪnsəˈfɪʃənsɪ] Ninsuficiencia f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

insufficiency

n (of supplies)Knappheit f, → unzureichende Menge; (of sb’s work)Unzulänglichkeit f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

insufficiency

[ˌɪnsəˈfɪʃnsɪ] ninsufficienza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

insufficient

(insəˈfiʃənt) adjective
not enough. The prisoner was released because the police had insufficient proof of his guilt.
ˌinsufˈficiently adverb
ˌinsufˈficiency noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

in·suf·fi·cien·cy

n. insuficiencia, falta de;
adrenal ______ suprarrenal;
cardiac ______ cardíaca;
coronary ______ coronaria;
hepatic ______ hepática;
mitral ______ mitral;
pulmonary valvular ______ pulmonar-valvular;
renal ______ renal;
respiratory ______ respiratoria;
valvular ______ valvular;
venous ______ venosa.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

insufficiency

n insuficiencia; adrenal (aortic, venous, etc.) — insuficiencia suprarrenal (aórtica, venosa, etc.)
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.