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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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Among the LSD-affected individuals, all individuals with acid lipase deficiency and 86%, 60%, and 58% of individuals with mucolipidosis II/III, Niemann-Pick (A/B) disease, and Gaucher disease, respectively, had total acid [alpha]-glucosidase concentrations higher than the 95th percentile of the control group (Table 1).
(NASDAQ: ALXN) show that 80% of infants (8 out of 10) with rapidly progressive lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (LAL-D) treated with Kanuma (sebelipase alfa) survived beyond 1 year of age, the company said.
For instance, Kanuma, which is used for the genetic condition lysosomal acid lipase deficiency, costs as much as GBP492,000 per patient annually in the UK.