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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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HMy2.C1R cells (ATCC, Manassas, VA) belong to the B-lymphoblast cells that deficiently express the HLA-A* or HLA-B* genes [32].
Based on two case studies - health worker training in Ontario and the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, Castellano34 contends that mainstream institutions and media are inconsistent with or deficiently receptive to local native needs.
Article 6 is deficiently drafted and needlessly complex--a proverbial "horse designed by a committee," that is to say, a camel.
Vitamin B12 deficiently, which is more common in fairhaired, blue-eyed women.
This figure may be higher because it is thought that stillbirth records are kept deficiently (4, 20).
Intoxicated blood circulates to the brain, and we know that bacteria release neurotoxins that cause inflammation of neurons; but it also can affect our cells since intoxicated blood with lower oxygen reaches the cells and nourishes them deficiently. Cells make up tissues, and tissues make up organs, and organs make up the body.
As stated with Figure 2, the (110) surfaces possessed the more disrupted top layers than (104), which originated from the fact that the calcium on (110) was more deficiently surrounded by the oxygen atoms from carbonate: four oxygen atoms at (110) versus five at (104).
In the present study, 19%, 23%, and 58% of the stations showed leptokurtic (excessively peaked), mesokurtic (natural sediment average), and platykurtic (deficiently peaked) curve, respectively.
Although numerous high-level researches have been carried out on factors affecting the mechanical properties of metal materials with microcracks under tensile load, deficiently, the effect of microscopic mechanism of dislocation and twinning on stress-strain relationship and crack propagation has rarely been reported.
Figure 8(c) is the comparison of RF; we can see that RF performs deficiently without CCV and performs the best after optimization.
(2009) who also reported a decrease in solution pH when Bassica cultivars were grown with sparingly soluble P-sources to estimate P-acquisition under deficiently buffered P-stress environments.
dollars from people with no source of income, and that the cash was often deposited in multiple boxes "designed to fit the precise dimensions of the teller windows." The bank also adopted anti-money laundering programs its employees knew were deficiently designed in order to keep the money-laundering operations going.
The energy dissipation deficiently decreases the neutron star's total energy, mass, amplitude of oscillation, EOS (or the bounce of the neutron star), magnetic field strength, and thus slightly changes or reduces both the power and frequency of pulses.
For undertakings that can't accomplish such fantastic association this methodology postures dangers for example prerequisites that are deficiently created or more terrible still off.
As a consequence, an essential aspect in Boas's suggested "equation" was the question of "favourable conditions": if these were lacking, certain organs developed deficiently, which triggered modifications in the proportions of the human organism.