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defective

 [de-fek´tiv]
1. imperfect.
2. a person lacking in some physical, mental, or moral quality.

de·fec·tive

(dĕ-fek'tiv), Negative or pejorative connotations of this word may render it offensive in some contexts.
Denoting or exhibiting a defect; imperfect; a failure of quality.

defective

[difek′tiv]
Etymology: L, defectus, a failing
pertaining to something that is imperfect, or, as in an outdated term, to an individual who may be suffering from any disorder.

de·fec·tive

(dĕ-fek'tiv)
Denoting or exhibiting a defect; imperfect; a failure of quality.

de·fec·tive

(dĕ-fek'tiv)
Denoting or exhibiting a defect; imperfect; a failure of quality.

Patient discussion about defective

Q. Is it a birth defect in children? I know about the causes of autism. Is it a birth defect in children?

A. it's not an easy answer i'm afraid...there are congenital differences, but no "birth defect" that we can detect. there's a good pdf file that gives a full explanation about it...i think you'll find it useful:
http://209.85.129.132/search?q=cache:U7PHTfTAZhYJ:www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/upload/autism_overview_2005.pdf+http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/upload/autism_overview_2005.pdf&hl=iw&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=il

Q. why does ADHD make kind of an hype to children? is it a nerve defect?

A. it's a complex interaction among genetic and environmental factors causing a disorder in the central nervous system. a study showed a delay in development of certain brain structures n the frontal cortex and temporal lobe, which are believed to be responsible for the ability to control and focus thinking.

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5 defectiveness points) (except Panevezys, Siauliai, Telsiai county), but in period 2002-2009 was unacceptably getting worse in all regions (except Panevezys, Siauliai county-reconstruction of some dams reduced average of defectiveness points).
Based on these recommendations, differences in three individual schemata, and one schema domain, fell into the large range, including the individual schemata of insufficient self-control, approval-seeking, and defectiveness, and the schema domain of impaired limits.
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The other coatings are characterized by poor conductivity--in these cases, the current density has to be directly related to the coating defectiveness and porosity.
Janis starts with defectiveness and seeks to explain the absence of correction.
Any defectiveness, then, in the nutritive part of the soul (which preserves the whole organism) threatens both the unity and the substantiality of an organism.
Our culture is one where (1) technology, even medical, is highly esteemed; (2) moral judgments tend to collapse into pragmatic cost-benefit calculations, (3) youth, health, pleasure, and comfort are highly valued and tend to be sought and preserved at disproportionate cost: (4) maladaptations, such as senility, retardation, age, or defectiveness, are treated destructively rather than by adapting the environment to their needs.
Challenges related to gender and sexual identity that may contribute to mental health concerns include: invisibility; others' assumptions of defectiveness or deviance; stigma and oppression; assumptions that all sexual minority individuals are alike; lack of positive role models; negative self-concept resulting from a heterosexist and homophobic society; experiences of hatred, harassment, ridicule, or victimization; fear of being judged, rejected, or alienated; fear of being "outed" or coming out; and lack of support and affirmation (Hershberger & D'Augelli, 2000).
Instead, the soul knows wrongly, due to the defectiveness of the instruments and the images" ("Si enim anima ab seipsa praua esset, statim infans esset malus.