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Deficiency

A shortage or insufficiency. The amount by which federal Income Tax due exceeds the amount reported by the taxpayer on his or her return; also, the amount owed by a taxpayer who has not filed a return. The outstanding balance of a debt secured by a mortgage after the mortgaged property has been sold to satisfy the obligation at a price less than the debt.

deficiency

noun absence, dearth, defect, deficit, destitution, failing, failure to comply, falling short, fault, faultiness, flaw, foible, impairment, imperfection, inadequateness, incompleteness, incompletion, insufficiency, lack, loss, meagerness, need, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, paucity, penury, poverty, privation, scarcity, short supply, shortage, shortcoming, sparsity, ullage, want, weakness
Associated concepts: deficiency assessment, deficiency bill, deficiency decree, deficiency judgment, deficiency tax, innome tax deficiency, liability for deficiency, mental deficiency, notice of deficiency, recovery of deficiency, tax deficiency
See also: absence, dearth, defect, deficit, delinquency, disadvantage, failure, fault, flaw, foible, frailty, handicap, insufficiency, mediocrity, need, omission, paucity, poverty, vice
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All women had stage III or IV vaginal prolapse of either the anterior or posterior compartment and demonstrated occult stress urinary incontinence and intrinsic sphincter deficiency on urodynamics.
For SI caused by intrinsic sphincter deficiency, the treatment is a sling procedure (mostly women), artificial sphincter, or penurethral bulking injections.
For a patient with a more profound problem, such as intrinsic sphincter deficiency or a lack of urethral hypermobility, I will grasp a smaller knuckle.
The ethylene vinyl alcohol co-polymer implant (Tegress) was approved by the FDA in December 2004 for use in adult women with intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD).
Sacral lesions will affect the somatic or striated sphincter most and, especially in women, may cause a sphincter weakness and therefore stress urinary incontinence or intrinsic sphincter deficiency.