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Qualifier in English: deficiency
Qualifier in Spanish: deficiencia
Qualifier in Portuguese: deficiência
Qualifier in French: déficit
Scope note: Used with endogenous and exogenous substances which are absent or in diminished amount relative to the normal requirement of an organism or a biologic system.
Annotation: subhead only; for deficient or inadequate intake or biosynthesis; also for deficient secretion of endogenous substances; see MeSH scope note in Introduction; indexing policy: Manual 19.8.21; /DF: /defic or /DF
Online Note: search policy: Online Manual; use: main heading/DF or DF (SH) or SUBS APPLY DF
History Note: 75; used with Category D 1975-89; D8, D12-13 & D24 1990 forward
Entry Version: DEFIC
Abbreviation: DF
DeCS UI: 22015
Descriptor UI: Q000172
Date Established: 1975/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/10/23
Revision Date: 2003/07/22
deficiency - Preferred
Concept UI M0030357
Scope note Used with endogenous and exogenous substances which are absent or in diminished amount relative to the normal requirement of an organism or a biologic system.
Preferred term deficiency



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