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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.

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Germline SDHC mutation presenting as recurrent SDH deficient GIST and renal carcinoma.
In 2004, 1,168, or 17%, of bridges were rated structurally deficient and Oklahoma had been ranked at the bottom nationwide in bridge conditions.
The aim of the experiment reported here was to investigate the effects of dietary1[alpha]-OH-[D.sub.3], individually or in combination of microbial phytase on phytate P utilization in Ca-P deficient diet of growing Japanese quails.
At the beginning of the study, sexual function questionnaire scores were lower (indicating greater impairment) and depression scores were higher (indicating worse depression) in women with deficient vitamin D levels compared to women with insufficiency.
SDH-B deficient tumors include Pediatric type GISTS and those associated with Carney Stratakis syndrome4.
Rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) from human activity are making staple crops such as rice and wheat less nutritious and could result in 175 million people becoming zinc deficient and 122 million people becoming protein deficient by 2050, according to new research led by Harvard T.H.
She said the legislation "provides a long overdue initial investment to help repair and replace New Hampshire's structurally deficient bridges while put ting Granite Staters to work."
IDS finds the level of structurally deficient bridges trending down in most states over the 25-year period.
Since last year alone, the number of deficient bridges dropped by 2,735.
Remarkably, since 1970, July month rainfall has been below 100 per cent of LPA, or deficient, in 34 years.
Many reports have emphasized on the risk of kernicterus in G6PD deficient neonates and thus more aggressive treatment is indicated.
Consistent with microbicidal function of MPO, the MPO deficient mice were more likely than the wild-type mice to be infected or die from infection employing various models, suggesting that the MPO-dependent oxidative system is important for host defense against fungi and bacteria [5, 6, 9].