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dysfunction

Med any disturbance or abnormality in the function of an organ or part

dysfunction

or

disfunction

any social activity seen as making a negative contribution to the maintenance or effective working of a functioning SOCIAL SYSTEM. See FUNCTIONALISM.

dysfunction

[‚dis′fəŋk·shən]
(medicine)
Impaired or abnormal functioning of a body part.
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14% of which derived from MBD, the leading cause of medical certificates in the analyzed period (2010-2013).
Since measuring density is becoming more common, physicians' expertise with density will increase and this will open up doors for MBD to be used in patient outcome prediction.
The MBD index date was defined as the first claim associated with a diagnosis of MBD starting on or following the PC index date--this served as the proxy for the initial MBD diagnosis date.
Restaurants remain a dull business for many who have set up shop in CBD and MBD, ownership changing hands twice or thrice in a few years as the lock-in period ties the original owner to the location.
The MBD model would be in the CAD application, and the lightweight format would be the file exploited by users downstream," he said.
Because stool DNA samples after capture with MBD column typically contain <1 [micro]g DNA, whole DNA purified from each MBD elute was bisulfite modified (see below).
Now MBD works with more than 1,500 clients at least 10 hours in the course of a year and works with another 3,500 budding entrepreneurs from two to 10 hours.
In 2006, MBD plans to expand its CNG program with a third refueling station at their Wyandanch, NY, facility.
Thus, according to International Energy Agency projections, world oil demand will rise from 76 MBD in 1999 to 117 MBD in 2020.
Carey said, "On behalf of Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, I contgradulate MBD and all those who worked to make this event possible.
MBD stock solution 10 mL Methanol 30 mL Isopropanol 10 mL Petroleum ether 950 mL
MBD wants to maintain a certain quality of life in the building," one MBD tenant told me.