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defect

Crystallog a local deviation from regularity in the crystal lattice of a solid

Defect

In lumber, an irregularity occurring in or on wood that will tend to impair its strength, durability, or utility value.

defect

[′dē‚fekt]
(science and technology)
An irregularity that spoils the appearance or impairs the usefulness or effectiveness of an object or a material by causing weakness or failure.

defect

In wood, a fault that may reduce its durability, usefulness, or strength.

defect

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Congenital defect of the vomer bone: A rare cause of septal perforation.
1 -- 2) Above left, a young girl is shown before surgery to correct a lopsided nose, a congenital defect.
Ali is suffering from meningocele, a congenital defect that results in a short tail- like structure
Len Lucero, after a young woman reluctantly dropped him off to be euthanized because of a congenital defect that affects his rear legs.
His son Aamir, 12, suffers from a congenital defect called syndactyly -- or in simpler terms, webbed hands.
Christopher Richardson, 22, from Walker in Newcastle, was born with a congenital defect which meant his heart and lungs would eventually fail.
1) Clockwise from left, Molly Hagan, Rick Rossovich, Patrick Levis, Roger Aaron Brown and Frankie Muniz co-star in ``Miracle in Lane 2,'' a true story about a boy with a congenital defect who yearns to race.
A voluntary organisation later announced it would adopt the child suffering from a rare congenital defect called ectopia cordis, in which the heart is abnormally located.
Her mother Diane, 42, has the same congenital defect and Kasia's aunt died in a similar attack but the girl had not been diagnosed with it.
Gastrochisis repair is surgery that corrects a congenital defect in which all or part of the small intestine and other internal organs protrude outside of the abdomen.
Milagros was born with a rare congenital defect known as sirenomelia, or "mermaid syndrome", which occurs in one out of every 70,000 births.
Her niece, Karina Molchasian, already has had two unsuccessful operations in Ukraine to repair a hole in her heart, a congenital defect.

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