How to use Deficiencies in a sentence
It has several marked deficiencies compared with Australia, among which are the babblers (Timeliidae), weaver birds (Ploceidae), the Platycercinae among parrots, diurnal birds of p rey and the emeus.
Those who did not adopt the monastic life endeavoured on a lower plane and in a less perfect way to realize the common ideal, and by means of penance to atone for the deficiencies in their performance.
Deficiencies are rare except in aging, when supplementation may help absorb calcium.
All uncorrected mineral deficiencies can affect body functions, produce symptoms, and result in illness.
Qaro, a Sephardic (Spanish) Jew, in his Code neglected Ashkenazic (German) customs. These deficiencies Isserles supplied, and the notes of Rema are now included in all editions of Qaro's Code.Advertisement
No laboratories were accessible to ordinary students, who had to content themselves with what the universities could give in the lectureroom and the library, and though both at Bonn and Erlangen Liebig endeavoured to make up for the deficiencies of the official instruction by founding a students' physical and chemical society for the discussion of new discoveries and speculations, he felt that he could never become a chemist in his own country.
Up to this date neither logic nor English had received adequate attention in Aberdeen, and Bain devoted himself to supplying these deficiencies.
Hort (commonly quoted as WH), the Cambridge scholars, supplied the deficiencies of Lachmann, and without giving up the advantages of his system, and its development by Tischendorf, brought back the study of the text of the New Testament to the methods of Griesbach.
Lack of social graces and the deficiencies of his early education impeded him at first, but "in the end `Old Jack,' as he was always called, with his desperate earnestness, his unflinching straightforwardness, and his high sense of honour, came to be regarded with something like affection."
The various amounts of these needed in different cases have to be adjusted by the gardener, according to the nature of the plant, its " habit" or general mode of growth in its native country, and the influence to which it is there subjected, as also in accordance with the purposes for which it is to be cultivated, &c. It is but rarely that direct information on all these points can be obtained; but inference from previous experience, especially with regard to allied forms, will go far to supply such deficiencies.Advertisement
Deficiencies may be associated with heart and kidney disease and reproductive disorders.
Deficiencies in one nutrient do occur, however, such as in populations living in iodine-poor regions, and in iron deficient persons who lose excess iron by abnormal bleeding.
Statistics are not available for most individual mineral deficiencies, most likely because such deficiencies are rare in the United States.
Diarrheal diseases and related sodium and potassium deficiencies are responsible for about two million infant deaths each year worldwide.
Calcium and phosphorus are plentiful in foods, and dietary deficiencies are rare.Advertisement
Mineral deficiencies present with a wide variety of symptoms.
The general condition of the Italian railways has also affected it, and the increased traffic has not always found the necessary facilities in the way of a proper amount of trucks to receive the goods discharged, leading to considerable encumbrance of the port and consequent diversion of a certain amount of trade elsewhere, and besides this to serious temporary deficiencies in the coal supply of northern Italy.
Moreover, though they both accepted the general scheme of St Mark's narrative, each of them was obliged to omit many incidents in order to find room for other material which was at their disposal, by which they were able to supplement the deficiencies of the earlier book.
Their errors and deficiencies may in part be ascribed to the contemporary neglect of history as a branch of instruction.
They address their patrons with deference, acknowledging their own deficiencies, and seem painfully conscious of the profession of literature having fallen upon evil days.Advertisement
There are also a number of related bleeding disorders where there are other factor deficiencies that are much rarer than hemophilia.
The doctor is looking for vitamin B12 and/or folate deficiencies.
It is only the last part of the book covering macroeconomics that the deficiencies become glaring.
People who are not strictly avoiding gluten are likely to have more severe deficiencies.
I find the Democratic inattention to the deficiencies of the 2004 technologies before election very perplexing.Advertisement
Hotspur expects to bolster morale with a comic reminder of Hal's deficiencies.
For major work, larger deficiencies will probably need making up with new, purpose-made pantiles.
Naturally all Brigade deficiencies during the intervening period had to be assumed to have been lost in it.
We basically just do not show any deficiencies of phosphorous, potassium, sodium, sulfur, chloride or fluoride.
In addition, subclinical deficiencies often predisposes animals to other diseases.
While very few people actually have scurvy, even minor deficiencies of vitamin C can increase the incidence of bruising.
But they may also have specific nutrient deficiencies such as iron deficiency anemia or low plasma zinc levels.
So long as feudal monarchy continued, the Church supplied to some extent the deficiencies of the turbulent and ignorant princes by endeavouring to maintain order, administer justice, protect the weak and encourage learning.
The deficiencies in such returns are gross and notorious, but the census office feels obliged to seek for them and to report what it finds, however incomplete or incorrect the results may be.
The Additional Forces Act, passed in the teeth of a strenuous opposition, introduced the principle of a modified system of compulsion to supplement the deficiencies of the army and reserve, while the navy was largely increased.
The large regional rainfall deficiencies built up through the 2003 drought have very largely been eliminated.
An action plan will then be necessary to rectify any deficiencies.
In 2005, the drought was more notable in terms of accumulated runoff deficiencies than in relation to the minimum river flows experienced.
The IgG subclass deficiencies are a subgroup of primary antibody deficiency.
In fact, illnesses stemming from dietary deficiencies are on the rise.
Some foods have been recalled because of nutritional deficiencies.
The recall of Iams ProActive Health Cat and Kitten Food due to vitamin B1 or thiamine deficiencies is a classic example.
Deficiencies can severely impair their health.
Blood may also be drawn to ensure that your cat isn't suffering from specific nutrient deficiencies that can lead to cardiac failure.
Preliminary evidence suggests some deficiencies or imbalances in certain unsaturated fatty acids might contribute to behavioral disorders like ADHD, which can be managed with flaxseed oil supplements.
Poor nutrition can cause vitamin and mineral deficiencies that impair the immune system, prevent proper functioning of the nervous system, and interfere with healthy cell development and repair.
In addition, they may be triggered by emotional stress; nutritional deficiencies of iron, folic acid, or vitamin B12; menstrual periods; food allergies; or viral infections.
A common form of pituitary dwarfism is due to deficiencies in the production of growth hormone (GH).
It is estimated that about one quarter of them had organic causes of GH deficiencies.
Engaging in safe behaviors may reduce the risk of injury-induced pituitary deficiencies.
For patients with total IgG deficiencies or patients who have problems making normal antibody responses to vaccines, therapy with gammaglobulin may be indicated.
People with celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and other prolonged diarrheal illnesses develop nutritional deficiencies that diminish growth and immunity.
Treatment is ideally directed toward correcting the cause; however, the first aim should be to prevent or treat dehydration and nutritional deficiencies.
There is some evidence that canker sores are due in part to nutritional deficiencies and a lack of vitamin B12, folic acid, and iron.
Administering the needed vitamins and improving diet treats gingivitis caused by poor nutrition or vitamin deficiencies.
Children may experience hair loss or excessive thinning as a result of certain nutritional deficiencies.
It is estimated that about one-fourth of them had organic causes of GH deficiencies.
More than 150,000 children in the United States receive growth hormone therapy to remedy growth retardation caused by endocrine deficiencies.
Certain coagulation disorders are inherited while others may be deficiencies in essential clotting factors or defects in the coagulation process.
They include deficiencies of myophosphorylase (McArdle's disease), phosphorylase b kinase, phosphofructokinase, phosphoglycerate kinase, and lactate dehydrogenase.
As genes are identified that result in the disorders, genetic testing is being developed to identify carriers, who then can manage their reproduction to avoid the possibility of children being born with these deficiencies.
Other causes include vitamin and mineral deficiencies, inherited conditions, and certain diseases that affect red cell production or destruction.
Anemia can be the result of injuries, chronic or acute illnesses, complications of surgery or childbirth, metabolic disturbances or deficiencies, and adverse response to drug therapy administered for other conditions.
Causes may include sudden or ongoing loss of blood, nutritional deficiencies, decreased red blood cell production, or increased red blood cell destruction.
Iron, vitamin C, vitamin B12, and folate levels will be measured to evaluate and identify possible deficiencies.
Anemia due to nutritional deficiencies can usually be treated with iron replacement therapy, specific vitamin supplements, or self-administered injections of vitamin B12.
A wholesome, balanced diet rich in nutrients can help prevent dietary deficiencies that lead to anemia.
Some factor XI deficiencies may result in bleeding long after an injury, and some women experience prolonged bleeding after childbirth.
Measured parameters are compared with known normal values to detect deficiencies or defects.
Additionally, a choice of hundreds of diagnostic tests can be ordered by the physician to identify causative conditions, deficiencies, or diseases underlying the coagulopathy.
Causes of fasting hypoglycemia in children without diabetes may include insulin-producing tumors, certain hormonal deficiencies, medications (including sulfa drugs and large doses of aspirin), and critical illnesses.
Because celiac disease affects the ability of the body to absorb nutrients from food, several tests may be ordered to look for nutritional deficiencies.
Hence, some vitamin deficiencies tend to result in one type of defect, while other deficiencies result in a variety of problems.
Chemical tests suitable for the detection of all vitamin deficiencies are available.
Immunoglobulin deficiencies refer to missing or reduced levels of immunoglobulin (IgG, IgA, IgM) associated with an inability to make adequate specific antibody.
About 70 percent of immunoglobulin deficiencies involve B lymphocytes and 20-30 percent involve T lymphocytes.
It is never diagnosed before two years of age and is diagnosed only after drug toxicity and other primary immune deficiencies have been ruled out.
Those that are X-linked occur more in males than females; other immunoglobulin deficiencies occur equally in both sexes.
Numbers of new cases of specific syndromes are difficult to estimate because many deficiencies go undiagnosed.
Primary immunoglobulin deficiencies are primarily the result of congenital defects that affect the development and function of B lymphocytes (B cells), the white cells that fight infection and disease.
Deficiencies may be noted in one class or subclass or in combinations of antibodies.
No replacement therapy is available for treating IgA deficiencies.
Chorionic villous sampling is a test that examines proteins for deficiencies or defects that are characteristic of hemophilia.
Gene therapy involves sophisticated methods of transferring new genes to hemophiliacs, correcting deficiencies or defects in the clotting mechanism.
Because of its genetic origins, hemophilia cannot be prevented in those born with the inherited defects or factor deficiencies.
Secondary deficiencies, often caused by a disease or disorder of the intestinal tract, disappear when the underlying cause is treated.
Secondary deficiencies include protein deficiency, pancreatitis, celiac disease, short-bowel syndrome, and some intestinal infections.
Chronic renal failure and certain medications also can cause secondary deficiencies.
Lactose intolerance is the most common of all enzyme deficiencies, and an estimated 30-50 million Americans have this condition.
Deficiencies in enzymes other than lactase are extremely rare.
Similarly, frequent sinus infections may result from deficiencies of IgG2 and IgG3.
The group of deficiencies is believed to be heterogeneous, that is, having widely varying characteristics among those affected.
Deficiencies may be noted in one class or subclass or in combinations of IgG, IgM and IgA antibodies.
Certain vitamin and mineral deficiencies can interfere with normal prenatal development.
During prenatal visits to an obstetrician, a pregnant mother should be educated in proper nutrition and prenatal care; often, prenatal vitamins are prescribed to avoid nutritional deficiencies.
Iron, vitamin C or vitamin B12, and folate levels will be measured in blood serum to identify possible deficiencies.
In the healthy population, mineral deficiencies can be prevented by the consumption of inorganic nutrients at levels defined by the RDA.
This syndrome is often associated with T lymphocyte deficiencies.
Other than providing regular vitamin supplements and a balanced diet to prevent deficiencies, parents should not attempt to diagnose and treat deficiencies on their own.
Most mineral deficiencies can be successfully treated through diet or supplementation, except when caused by disease, which requires treatment of the disease.
Treating fluid imbalances and related deficiencies in sodium, potassium, calcium, and phosphate usually requires intravenous (IV) infusion of the deficient mineral in fluid over a period of time.
Zinc and copper deficiencies are rare and can be treated with supplementation.
The prognosis for mineral deficiencies depends on the extent of deficiency at diagnosis, the degree of effects or symptoms, and the overall health of the individual.
Some deficiencies produce permanent effects of varying severity.
Sodium and potassium deficiencies or imbalances can be corrected if diagnosed and treated promptly, but can be life-threatening if untreated.
Ensuring an adequate intake of essential nutrients through a balanced diet and supplements is the best way to prevent mineral deficiencies.
There are some rarer forms of amblyopia caused by various nutritional deficiencies.
Surgical treatment of meningomyelocele and encephalocele may be successful, with lasting neurological deficiencies that vary in severity.
Other causes of acquired nystagmus are Arnold-Chiari malformations, vitamin deficiencies, syphilis, Wernicke's encephalopathy, Behcet's syndrome, and Meniere's disease.
Because smoking affects so many of the body's systems, smokers often have vitamin deficiencies and suffer oxidative damage caused by free radicals.
They should have a general physical examination to gauge their general health and uncover any deficiencies.
In some cases, abnormalities in skeletal development are caused by nutritional deficiencies that may or may not be reversible.
If a brain tumor is present (central hypogonadism) there may be headaches or visual loss or symptoms of other hormonal deficiencies (such as hypothyroidism).
There is also a milder form of CAH in which children have partial 21-hydroxylase enzyme deficiencies (simple virilizing form).
Deficiencies of many nutrients, especially certain vitamins and minerals, may weaken the immune system.
However, its value is limited because it can only identify red/green deficiencies and is not highly accurate.
Several diseases may cause thinning hair, such as diabetes, iron deficiencies, vitiligo, or lupus.
Vitamin deficiencies can also cause brittle, unhealthy-looking hair or even hair loss.
These effects have mostly been studied in people with severe deficiencies related to illness or poor nutrition, not in healthy people who eat a balanced diet.
On the other hand, there is less scientific evidence concerning slight vitamin deficiencies and the appearance of hair.
Certain nutrient and vitamin deficiencies can result in a variety of maladies, which may account for B12's efficiency in helping reverse the problem.
Understanding how your diet can affect your hair is the first step toward overcoming hair loss due to nutrient deficiencies, and adding a B12 hair loss vitamin to your daily intake may be the second step toward thick, glossy hair.
Conversely, if you are having health concerns or suffering from nutritional deficiencies, your hair may look dull or grow more slowly.
Any deficiencies must be documented and reported.
Do not waste time bargaining for a property that has far too many physical and structural deficiencies.
All you need to do is to follow the FHA home inspectors' checklist but also examine any other observable deficiencies that have not been listed on the checklist.
Having a home inspection conducted before placing your home on the market will give you a realistic understanding of the condition of your home before any deficiencies are discovered by the buyer's inspector.
If you are the home seller, it is best to call a home inspector before you put the house on the market to give you time to make any necessary repairs and to correct any deficiencies a buyer's home inspector may point out.
The purpose of the pre sale home inspection is to give a prospective buyer an independent opinion on the readily accessible flaws or deficiencies in the major components of a home.
Undernourishment and vitamin and mineral deficiencies can make it difficult to conceive.
It might be related to an iron deficiency or to other vitamin or mineral deficiencies.
Even if the substance you're craving is harmless, you need to be checked for vitamin deficiencies.
In some cases, donors are necessary to compensate for deficiencies in the sperm or eggs.
Research has shown that deficiencies in omega-3 fatty acids are contributing factors in many mood disorders, depression among them.
The long-term result is pretty sorry, with minor to serious deficiencies across the board.
Some vitamins and minerals have the ability to mask the symptoms of more serious deficiencies.
They are the only people who can accurately gauge your situation and come up with a diagnosis and treatment plan.That said, people can often treat their vitamin deficiencies with simple changes to their diet.
If you want to know more about vitamin B12 deficiencies, there is lots of information available to help you learn more.
Severe vitamin D deficiencies can be treated by oral doses of vitamin D, administered by a physician, of approximately 50,000 IU given once a week.
A good multivitamin and mineral supplement can make up for any deficiencies, but if a major deficiency is suspected, see your doctor for testing and evaluation.
Vitamin deficiencies, therefore, can have serious effects.
Vitamin D deficiencies may have a genetic basis.
Deficiencies in vitamin D can compromise the actions of other essential nutrients, including calcium the most abundant, positively charged element in your body.
When looking over facts about selenium you'll note deficiencies are relatively uncommon in the US.
When deficiencies do occur they should be addressed, though, because they increase risk for a number of serious illnesses including heart disease and cancer.
Deficiencies of this fat soluble vitamin are becoming more common.
Diets extremely low in fat, or the presence of medical conditions that interfere with the absorption of dietary fat, will result in vitamin A deficiencies.
Sometimes nutritional deficiencies arise despite all efforts to eat a balanced diet, or certain health conditions might warrant a larger dosage of fiber than could be obtained from diet alone.
Their mission is to educate the public about the need for adequate vitamin D intake and the consequences of vitamin D deficiencies.
The primary interest of the council is vitamin D deficiencies.
Deficiencies in children can result in the bone-weakening disease rickets.
In adults, deficiencies can increase your risk of developing osteoporosis.
The council recognizes vitamin D deficiencies may have more far-reaching effects.
One of the areas of focus with the council is the link between vitamin D deficiencies and autism in children.
Deficiencies in vitamin D can affect your calcium levels.
Whenever you delve into research in vitamin deficiencies, it is important to have accurate information.
Blood tests can detect vitamin and mineral deficiencies such as anemia (iron deficiency), B12 and vitamin D deficiencies.
A good quality multivitamin may supplement any dietary deficiencies.
Not eating enough foods high in vitamin D can also lead to vitamin D deficiencies, especially in people with the above listed risk factors.
For those battling diagnosed vitamin deficiencies, taking vitamins more readily absorbed by the body may help correct vitamin deficiencies quickly.
Vitamins can help treat deficiencies from within, allowing your body to function properly.
Deficiencies have been linked to autoimmune disorders, autism, hypertension and obesity, to name just a few.
Nutritional deficiencies can show up in your hair.
If you suffer from leg cramps you may wonder about muscle cramps and vitamin deficiencies, but the fact is that the big culprits when it comes to deficiencies and muscle cramping are not vitamins at all, but minerals.
While the primary causes for muscle cramping related to nutritional deficiencies are minerals, some vitamins may play a role in improving leg cramps.
If you are experiencing regular muscle cramps, or if you have specific concerns related to muscle cramps and vitamin deficiencies, it is a good idea to consult your primary care physician.
Deficiencies of these nutrients may therefore, impair body function.
The research suggests deficiencies may increase your risk of hypertension.
Elderly and individuals who stay primarily indoors may be at risk for vitamin D deficiencies.
Environmental factors such as exposure to tobacco smoke and sun, medication and drug use, and nutritional deficiencies may all be reflected in the appearance of hair and skin.
Nutritional deficiencies can contribute greatly to your hair's appearance, and there are vitamins for hair that you can take that may help reduce environmental stresses and make the most of the genetics of your specific head of hair.
Hair loss happens for a variety of reasons, including hormone changes, vitamin deficiencies, heredity, illness, and as a result of taking certain medications.
There is always the possibility that you haven't yet met "the one", that lone individual who will somehow see past your weaknesses and character deficiencies and gently illuminate the better aspects of your being.
Unfortunately, another scenario might be that you simply have too many weaknesses and character deficiencies and truly not enough good aspects to illuminate--yet.
This leads to iron deficiency, Vitamin K deficiencies, neurological manifestations, pancreatic problems, the early onset of conditions such as osteoporosis and many others.
Malabsorption symptoms will basically mimic a horde of nutritional deficiencies because, as your intestinal lining wears downs, important minerals, proteins, essential fats and vitamins will no longer circulate throughout the body.
The Frequently Asked Questions portion of the site delves into the medical theory behind the diet and also relays common inquiries regarding nutritional deficiencies.
Most celiacs will develop extreme deficiencies in such substances over time and, unfortunately, if treatment does not occur soon, the damage incurred can be permanent.
Some of these symptoms are secondary effects, caused by vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
Your doctor may recommend you take vitamins or other nutritional supplement if your blood work indicates vitamin or mineral deficiencies caused by the disease.
Effects of celiac symptoms including blood often show up as vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
The efficiency of your gastrointestinal system declines which leads to deficiencies in key nutrients in your blood.
Celiac symptoms including blood will depend upon which vitamins and minerals deficiencies you experience.
These symptoms can be caused by deficiencies of potassium and magnesium.
Blood deficiencies in calcium and vitamin D may lead to a weakening of the bones and put you at risk for osteoporosis.
Individuals with these deficiencies are also at risk for bone fractures.
The body can no longer adequately absorb nutrients, setting the stage for vitamin and mineral deficiencies and other harmful conditions.
Eventually, this can lead to malabsorption and vitamin deficiencies.
As a result of the damage to the small intestine and villi, poor absorption can lead to iron deficiencies and anemia.
In fact, deficiencies in your own natal chart may cause you to crave individuals who exhibit the elemental nature that you lack.
Unfortunately, when negative character aspects come in to play, the fixed signs may also produce character deficiencies such as stubbornness, a fear of change and a very opinionated nature.
Stitching is one of the more obvious deficiencies in a shoe.
You can compensate for floor deficiencies by carrying baby powder for very sticky floors and stick-on pads or a wire brush for slippery floors.
Some studies provide insight into possible causes such as a virus, environmental toxins, brain abnormalities, immune deficiencies, food allergies or genetics.
Some of these doctors feel that there is not sufficient evidence for the diet's effectiveness on autism to justify placing people on a restrictive diet that could potentially result in dangerous vitamin deficiencies.
This also provides evidence that GFCF diets potentially put children at risk for vitamin D and calcium deficiencies.
Physical assessments and lab tests may also be used to rule out other conditions such as lead poisoning or hearing deficiencies.
By 1300, idiot was used to describe a person who is incapable of reasoning, or one who has intellectual deficiencies.
They warn these diets could cause serious nutritional deficiencies.
Biomedical treatments for autism are in a group of therapies that treat the underlying biochemical imbalances and deficiencies in the body that may cause autism or autistic-like symptoms.
They are whole body treatment approaches based upon the idea that abnormalities like hormone imbalances, vitamin deficiencies and environmental pollutants cause autism symptoms.
The ARI has studies that document that a significant number of people with autism have deficiencies in vitamins B-6 and B-12.
Overall they can lead to metabolic disturbances, cravings, and nutritional deficiencies.
Sticking with just a few foods may limit your nutrient intake and lead to deficiencies.
Eliminating grains from the diet, or eating only highly-processed grains, can lead to deficiencies.
By creating a healthier diet plan, you not only reduce calories, but you gain valuable vitamins and minerals that will ease diet deficiencies and increase your health.
Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, protein deficiency, vitamin and mineral deficiencies, heartburn, abdominal pain, injury to the spleen, band slippage or erosion.
However, since these micronutrients are widely available in many of the common foods we eat, deficiencies are rare.
Deficiencies in certain areas of the diet (like trace minerals) can lead to a quicker advancement of type 2 diabetes.
The result is slower metabolism and less calories burned.Eating 1500 calories is right for many people, but if too few calories enter your body for an extended time, nutritional deficiencies may occur.
Vitamin and mineral deficiencies are also associated with below normal weight levels.
While deficiencies in protein are rare, diets high in protein are not.
It is important to return to normal foods as quickly as your physician recommends or you may face nutritional imbalances and deficiencies that can lead to health problems.
In addition to the side effects of going low carb, you place yourself at risk for other health conditions caused by vitamin deficiencies.
Nutritional deficiencies, digestive problems or altered blood chemistry can arise from this kind of unbalanced diet.
If you do restrict carbohydrates in favor of proteins, you may be at risk for nutritional deficiencies.
Because of the size of a tractor trailer, it's important to keep your equipment well-maintained because commercial vehicles like tractor trailers will be investigated for deficiencies in equipment maintenance in the event of an accident.
Giving loved ones a blatant reminder of their physical deficiencies is alike to gift-wrapping an insult.
As an aspiring actor - which was completely unrelated to my deficiencies with women- I would like to be on some kind of television show but, this time, as a character.
You may need blood work or other diagnostics to determine your specific deficiencies.
The deficiencies both in number and in quality of his naval resources doomed him to fail in all three.
From the above account it will be understood that not one of the four chief soil constituents is in itself of value for the growth of crops, yet when they are mixed, as they usually are in the soils met with in nature, one corrects the deficiencies of the other.
The nation does not seem to have appreciated the deficiencies of the syndicates service, supplemented as it was by a network of waterways which greatly increased the facilities for transport.
The constitution of 1876 forbids the borrowing of money except to supply casual deficiencies of revenue (amount limited to $200,000 at a time), repel invasion, suppress insurrection, defend the state in war, or pay existing debts.
Deficiencies are made good by parliamentary grants.
Another great service to English philology was rendered by his paper, read before the Philological Society, "On some Deficiencies in our English Dictionaries" (1857), which gave the first impulse to the great Oxford New EnglishDictionary.
With all its deficiencies, the Christian church has gained the " nations of the future," and whereas in the 3rd century the proportion of Christians to the whole human race was only that of one in a hundred and fifty, this has now been exchanged for one in three, and it is indisputable that the progress of the human race at this moment is identified with the spread of the influence of the nations of Christendom.
Recent experiments show that the influence of electric light on chlorophyll is similar to that of sunlight, and that deficiencies of natural light may to some extent be made good by its use.
It sets its face against the idealism which either thundered against the world for its deficiencies, or sought something finer than reality.
In this he endeavoured, as he says in the dedication to the bishop of Durham, to repair in the study his deficiencies in the church.
Fervent preachers came amongst them, widely differing in morality, education, earnestness and eloquence from the parish clergy, whose deficiencies gave such succour to Luther.
Before that the sisters had written in collaboration a novel, Passion and Principle (1841), marked with that serious sense of the deficiencies in women's education, to remedy which they did so much, and Thoughts on Self-Culture addressed to Women (1850).
The special reserve, converted from the militia, consists of infantry, field and garrison artillery, the Irish Horse (late Yeomanry), engineers, and a few A.S.C. and R.A.M.C. Its object is to make good on mobilization deficiencies (so far as they may exist of ter the calling in of the army reserve) in the expeditionary or regular forces, and to repair the losses of a campaign.
To supply the deficiencies Castelar called out more than roo,000 conscripts, who joined the colours in less than six weeks.
It has become the chief pleasure town of Germany; and though the standard of morality, owing to the enormous influx of people-bent on amusement, has become lower, yet there is so much healthy, strenuous activity in intellectual life and commercial rivalry as to entitle it, despite many moral deficiencies, to be regarded as the centre of life and learning in Germany.
Thus, whereas the Ionians, confounding the unity and the plurality of the universe, had neglected plurality, and the Pythagoreans, contenting themselves with the reduction of the variety of nature to a duality or a series of dualities, had neglected unity, Parmenides, taking a hint from Xenophanes, made the antagonistic doctrines supply one another's deficiencies; for, as Xenophanes in his theological system had recognized at once the unity of God and the plurality of things, so Parmenides in his system of nature recognized at once the rational unity of the Ent and the phenomenal plurality of the Nonent.
His own moral system is an attempt to supply these deficiencies.
Their speech nevertheless is very full in many of its verbal and other forms, while it also exhibits some curious deficiencies.
Deficiencies could have been masked with clever characterisation, or visual humor, but chances were wasted and occasional attempts botched.
Growing fish can become severely and permanently deformed due to vitamin deficiencies.
They cover a range of medical problems such as anemia, nutritional deficiencies and childhood diarrhea.
Moreover, in order to meet to some extent the deficit arising as well from the accumulation of arrears of state departments since 1300 (1884) as, to a large degree, from gross deficiencies due to the neglect of the civil officials of the government to encash the revenues - to meet, further, the needs of the central administration, and above all, the urgent military expenses of the empire, and to provide a guarantee for bankers and merchants in business relations with the government and the treasury, part of the revenues of 1304 were perforce spent in 1303.
The deficiencies of the Greek symbolism were partially remedied; subtraction was denoted by placing a dot over the subtrahend; multiplication, by placing bha (an abbreviation of bhavita, the product ") after the factors; division, by placing the divisor under the dividend; and square root, by inserting ka (an abbreviation of karana, irrational) before the quantity.
I'm not a vet, but I suspect that those kittens either have some sort of skin infection, or they have thyroid deficiencies.
Additionally, the diet may result in calcium, omega-3 fatty acid, iron and vitamin B12 deficiencies, as well as a lack of protein and a marked decrease in calorie intake.
And many vegans take years for deficiencies to show up.
The body stores more than a year's supply of B12, making deficiencies rare.
Heavy doses of vitamins may be required, since alcoholics can develop huge vitamin deficiencies.
Many alcoholics will have nutritional deficiencies as a result of either not eating or not eating properly.
Finally, once deficiencies are identified, you can gather the ingredients for organic fertilizers that suit your purposes.
Vitamins and nutritional supplements ensure that any diet deficiencies are addressed.
Soil amendments are nutrient additions which compensate for deficiencies in the nutrient profile.
With so many nutritionally-poor choices that are often quicker and cheaper to buy, it's no wonder that many people suffer from vitamin and mineral deficiencies that contribute to poor health and even disease.
If you are concerned about your nutrient intake, you may consider taking liquid Organic Life vitamins to make up for any deficiencies in your diet.
Vegetarians, for example, may have vitamin or mineral deficiencies, especially if plant sources are their only form of dietary protein.
Liquid Organic Life Vitamins provide nutritional support for people with dietary deficiencies or health conditions which affect nutrient uptake.
The infrared technology overcomes the deficiencies of traditional motion sensing and breakage sensing home security systems.
People who have vitamin deficiencies or hormonal imbalances can exhibit dementia signs, because their bodies and brains are not able to function normally.
Iron deficiencies can cause slow hair growth and hair loss.
Family members and friends may detect deficiencies as memory problems increase.
A medical interview indicates clear-cut deficiencies.
The doctor may perform blood tests to rule out other conditions that may be causing dementia such as vitamin deficiencies.
Deficiencies of minerals such as iron, magnesium and folate can cause RLS symptoms.
A simple blood test at the doctor's office can alert you to possible deficiencies you have.
Farsightedness and nearsightedness are two common eyesight deficiencies.
However, in 1604 Johannes Kepler correctly contested that both types of lenses could be used in relieving any vision deficiencies.
These can be more interesting because of the human element, but it also means that you have to deal with the deficiencies of a human game.
Eliminating milk from the diet can result in deficiencies of calcium, vitamin D, riboflavin, and protein.
For children who are susceptible to candidiasis because of immune deficiencies, the regular use of antifungal drugs to prevent infections may be required.
In the United States, nutritional deficiencies have generally been replaced by dietary imbalances or excesses associated with many of the leading causes of death and disability.
All of these growth factors may be evaluated in order to understand hormone deficiencies or gland dysfunction when growth deficiencies are suspected.
Since the nutrient appears in many different foods, deficiencies of vitamin A sometimes arise solely from the fact that the nutrient is fat soluble.
This led to deficiencies in the supply of coal to the manufacturing centres, and to some diversion elsewhere of shipping.
If these things, however, indicate Prescott's deficiencies from the point of view of ideal history, few historians have had in a higher degree that artistic feeling in the broad arrangement of materials which ensures popular interest.
Several of the deficiencies which the writer complains of in English agriculture must be placed to the account of climate, and never have been or can be supplied.
The conflicts of the opposing schools, and the obvious deficiencies of each, led many physicians to try and combine the valuable parts of each system, and to call themselves eclectics.
As a writer on field sports Xenophon was followed by Arrian, who in his Cynegeticus, in avowed dependence on his predecessor, seeks to supplement such deficiencies in the earlier treatise as arose from its author's unacquaintance with the dogs of Gaul and the horses of Scythia and Libya.
Wanting in quickness of apprehension and in native grace, he made up for these deficiencies by a conscientious love of truth and an untiring industry.
The philosophy of Fichte is historically interesting as that in which the deficiencies of Kant's fundamental position were first discerned and the attempt made to remedy them.
Again, the materials to build the car are abundant; their cost is high because of technology deficiencies around retrieving and refining them, not an underlying rarity.