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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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Patients with heart failure are considered to have absolute iron deficiency if their serum ferritin level is below 100 [micro]g/L.
In a systematic review and meta-analysis of 26 studies, maternal anemia (mostly iron deficiency anemia) was associated with a higher risk of low birth weight (relative risk [RR], 1.
Anaemia defined by Hb < 11 gm% and peripheral smear suggestive of iron deficiency anaemia.
A guide to diagnosis of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in digestive diseases.
Table-I: Complete blood count (CBC) parameters in both the iron deficiency anemia (IDA) and beta-thalassemia trait (ssTT).
The evidence for the role of iron deficiency and metabolism in the ADHD's pathophysiology includes the following: the cofactor role played by iron for the enzymes active in the synthesis and catabolism of monoaminergic neurotransmitters (16), the association between the reduced iron in the brain and the reduced density of receptors D2 and D4 as well as dopamine carriers (17), dysfunctional basal ganglions caused by iron deficiency (18), iron deficiency frequently displayed by children with attention deficit and hyperactivity accompanied by cognitive and behavior disorders (19), and demonstrated comorbidity of restless legs syndrome and the ADHD (20).
The majority of anemia cases were microcytic, suggesting that iron deficiency was the main cause of anemia.
Keywords: Beta-thalassemia trait, Iron deficiency anaemia, Red cell parameters, Hb electrophoresis, Red cell distribution width.
Symptoms like poor attention span, learning deficit, behavioral disturbances, delayed motor development and weak memory have well established relationship with iron deficiency anemia3.
The most common cause of anemia under five years of age is iron deficiency anemia.
Inadequate Monitoring and Treatment' of Iron Deficiency in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis