incompetence

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incompetence

[in′käm·pəd·əns]
(forensic science)
Inability to function within the law, as the incompetence of an individual to drive when under the influence of alcohol.
(medicine)
Insufficiency or inadequacy in performing natural functions.
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Acute mitral incompetence differs from chronic incompetence in that there is no time for remodelling.
Trivial mitral incompetence was present in two infants, both born at 28 weeks' gestation.
Rarely, fascioliasis may present with mitral incompetence and heart failure associated with eosinophilia.