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lacking an essential element

not enough to meet a demand or requirement

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inadequate in amount or degree

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of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement

falling short of some prescribed norm

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In New Hampshire, more than 400 bridges are listed as structurally deficient or in poor condition.
Based on our analysis, the average age of bridges nationwide is 36 years, and given that the average design life of most existing bridges is 50 years, a big wave of structurally deficient bridges is expected over the next 20 to 30 years.
Since last year alone, the number of deficient bridges dropped by 2,735.
There was significant difference in requirement of DVET between G6PD deficient and G6PD normal NNJ cases (P<0.
Model of acute airway inflammation induced by intranasal administration of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) was employed in both the wild-type and the MPO deficient mice.
Critically Endangered 2% Endangered 2% Vulnerable 10% Least Concern 4% Data Deficient 82% Note: Table made from pie chart.
Deficient frogs were found to have poorly developed optic neurons and a reduction in synapses, which facilitate the transmission of impulses from one neuron to another.
But, in this study, we considered the serum 25(OH)D level greater than 30 ng/dL as adequate, between 21 and 28 ng/dL as mildly deficient, between 10 and 20 ng/dL as moderately deficient, and between 0 and 9 ng/dL as severely deficient.
David Llewellyn at the University of Exeter Medical School found that study participants who were severely vitamin D deficient were more than twice as likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
1 September 2014 - Canadian biological diagnostic and research products maker Affinity Biologicals Inc said Friday it had recently introduced a new range of plasmas, including the Factor VIII Deficient and the Factor IX Deficient plasmas, in Canada and Europe.
According to Affinity Biologicals, “The VisuDep-F Frozen Factor VIII Deficient Plasma is intended for use as a substrate plasma in the quantitative determination of Factor VIII activity in citrated plasmas using a clot-based assay.
Since all the samples were found to be non-deficient in the case of phosphorus, calcium, sulphur and deficient in case of nitrogen, therefore, these soil nutrients have not been separately discussed and instead have been presented in table 5 for comparative study of the soil deficiency status of all the seven macronutrients.
Today, though, there more deficient bridges in our 100 largest metropolitan areas than there are McDonald's locations nationwide.
Previous studies have reported inconsistent results regarding the extents of tibiofemoral anterior-posterior movement and internal-external rotation in ACL deficient knees during flexion.
The US Department of Housing and Development and the Manhattan US Attorney have filed a case against Wells Fargo Bank (NYSE:WFC) for 'deficient training, deficient underwriting and deficient disclosure' in relation to approval of loans for Federal Housing Administration(FHA) insurance.
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