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debt

 [det]
something owed.
oxygen debt the extra oxygen that must be used in the oxidative energy processes after a period of strenuous exercise to reconvert lactic acid to glucose and decomposed ATP and creatine phosphate to their original states.

debt

(det),
A deficit; a liability.
[L. debitum, debt]

debt

That which one owes to another; a financial obligation. See Medical student debt.

debt

(det)
A deficit; a liability.
[L. debitum, debt]

debt

(det)
A deficit, a liability, or obligation.
[L. debitum, debt]