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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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Evans goes on to point out that Color Vision Deficiency need not be thought of as 'the end of the world.
Approximately eight in one hundred boys have some degree of color vision deficiency, whereas a much smaller number of girls, one in two hundred, are color deficient.
Essentially any spectral response can be designed using ColorCorrect and it can be used to improve color vision deficiency.
Certainly, in the study by Cole and Macdonald (1988), all participants with any of the four types of color vision deficiency demonstrated significantly diminished performance in searching for information in an electronic flight navigation display that was redundantly color coded.
The swab goes to a laboratory where the color genes, which are expressed in the eye but are present in all cells, are specifically analyzed to give both a precise identification and an accurate classification of any color vision deficiency.