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[L. deficere, to lack]
Less than the normal amount; a lack.
deficient (di-fĭsh′ĕnt), adj.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Deficiency." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768823/all/deficiency.
Deficiency. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768823/all/deficiency. Accessed June 10, 2023.
Deficiency. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768823/all/deficiency
Deficiency [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 10]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/768823/all/deficiency.
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