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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Lack of an adequate quantity or number; (pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally; A lack of competence.

Usage examples (38)
  • Patients with either form of adrenal insufficiency respond poorly or do not respond at all.
  • Pancreatic insufficiency is one cause of fat malabsorption.
  • A feeling of insecurity or of insufficiency is a hard thing to deal with, I will say I forgive you now for anything evil you might post about Seattle.
  • He believes there is a condition, which he has dubbed chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency, that is the underlying cause of MS. for more
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