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defect

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

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

In wood, a fault that may reduce its durability, usefulness, or strength.
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Comparison of the occurrence of congenital defect was done with presence of consanguineous relationship in parents, degree of consanguinity of parents.
Doctors were happy to report that the infant, who was born with a congenital defect, has successfully come out of surgery.
Congenital defects are reported in all breeds of cattle with variation in frequency of occurrence.
Congenital defects are defined as abnormalities in structure or function present at birth (Johnson et al., 1985).
"Congenital defects like these can cause death in 50 per cent of the cases and complications in 70-80 per cent of patients, but this girl was lucky.
We performed a conditional logistic regression analysis to assess whether CNS congenital defect was associated with the 2 measures of exposure: maternal Zika virus seropositivity and reported Zika virus infection.
The history of consanguinity and other information related to type of congenital defect, parental education, occupation, religion, birth order etc.
The reason for the occurrence of this type of diaphragmatic hernia is congenital defect of the diaphragm between its sternal and costal parts.
Any flaw or defect or aberration in the process of differentiation at the embryological level might lead to congenital defect in the formation of various organs like anus, vagina, urethra etc (Bademkiran et al., 2009).
Among other things, the IDF is looking into the possibility that he may have suffered from a heart condition or congenital defect.
Civil servant Joanne, 37, has undergone two gruelling open-heart operations since she was born with a congenital defect, one of which when she was just seven.

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