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deficiency

Biology the absence of a gene or a region of a chromosome normally present
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Bingley was by no means deficient, but Darcy was clever.
Some governments are deficient in both these qualities; most governments are deficient in the first.
I hope, Marianne," continued Elinor, "you do not consider him as deficient in general taste.
I am happy you approved," said Emma, smiling; "but I hope I am not often deficient in what is due to guests at Hartfield.
Knightley, nearly at the same time; "you are not often deficient; not often deficient either in manner or comprehension.
Carefully compare the opposing army with your own, so that you may know where strength is superabundant and where it is deficient.
I fear I am not truly brave myself, for though when under fire, so far as I can recollect, I behaved as others, morally I seem to be deficient.
The author of the article was a young man, an invalid, very bold as a writer, but extremely deficient in breeding and shy in personal relations.
Screening for lupus anticoagulant, confirmation for lupus anticoagulant, factor ii deficient plasma, factor v deficient plasma, factor vii deficient plasma
Jeanne Shaheen has reintroduced a bill that would begin to repair or replace 56,000 structurally deficient bridges in the U.
Pertactin deficient Bordetella pertussis present a better fitness in mice immunized with an acellular pertussis vaccine.
The Federal Highway Administration's latest National Bridge Inventory data reveals a 12-point decline in the number of bridges deemed structurally deficient over a quarter century.

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