|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
|Date of Entry:||1974/10/23|
deficiency - Preferred
|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.|
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