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failure

(Bankruptcy), noun commercial failure, default, discontinuance of business, economic downfall, failure to maintain solvency, financial disaster, financial loss, financial ruin, inability to maintain solvency, inability to meet financial obligations, insolvency, insufficiency of funds, lack of funds, suspension of business
Associated concepts: failure to meet one's obligations, insolvency

failure

(Falling short), noun defectio, defectiveness, deficiency, delinquency, dereliction, inability, insufficiency, lack, loss of strength, noncompletion, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, oversight, pretermission, shortcoming, slip, want
Associated concepts: failure of consideration, failure of eviience, failure of heirs, failure of issue, failure of proof, failure of purpose, failure of title, failure of trust, failure to act, faillre to bargain collectively, failure to comply, failure to file a return, failure to give notice, failure to make delivery, failure to perform, failure to prosecute, law office failures, partial failure

failure

(Lack of success), noun aborted attempt, beating, botch, breakdown, collapse, debacle, defeat, disappointment, downfall, drubbing, error, fall, fiasco, fruitless effort, frustration, ineffectualness, labor in vain, loss, miscarriage, misfortune, mistake, ruin, unsuccessful attempt, vain attempt
See also: abortion, bankruptcy, breach, debacle, defeat, delinquency, disaster, dishonor, disqualification, expiration, flaw, foible, frailty, frustration, impossibility, impotence, impuissance, inability, incapacity, inefficacy, infraction, lapse, loss, miscarriage, misconduct, mistrial, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, offense, omission, oversight, vice
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Failure to thrive: a consequence of undernutrition.
The delay in diagnosis of CF could have been due to the belief that in Taiwan, it is not necessary to include CF in the differential diagnoses of failure to thrive.
The present case with motor impairment and failure to thrive at age 26 months underlines the importance of consistent interdisciplinary monitoring of all patients having been exposed to angiotensin II receptor antagonists during the fetal period, especially focusing on long-term neurodevelopmental outcome.
Children with celiac disease usually present with chronic diarrhea, failure to thrive, abdominal distension, abdominal pain, vomiting and anorexia.3 Clinical symptoms and initial presentations divide the CD into diarrheal or classical CD (CCD) and non-diarrheal or atypical CD (NDCD).
A female infant born to consanguineous Saudi parents presented at 6 months of age to primary health care workers with failure to thrive and developmental delay.
The symptoms usually start in the neonatal period or early infancy and consist of salt wasting, hyperkalemia, metabolic acidosis, dehydration, and failure to thrive. Table 2 summarizes the different types of PHA (5-9).
An infant with failure to thrive, deafness and recurrent infections.
Regarding clinical presentation, the most common symptoms were cough, fever, breathlessness, feeding problem, failure to thrive and fatigue.
However, another patient--an 18-year-old woman with hypothyroidism after total thyroidectomy performed because of a suspected thyroid malignancy--was found to have no malignancy; disabling tiredness and failure to thrive emerged after the thyroidectomy and persisted despite iron therapy given at 100 mg twice daily.
Ten days post delivery, twin 1 presented to a peripheral hospital with anasarca, failure to thrive and clinical sepsis.
Most common presentation was abdominal distension (83%) followed by failure to thrive (69%) and recurrent wheezing and diarrhoea (44%) each.
On comparison it was found that the parents of joint families had significantly poor interpretation of nature of illness compared to those of nuclear families, especially in cases such as failure to thrive, loose motions, fever, abdominal pain, and jaundice.

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