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Related to nutritional deficiency: malnutrition
nu·tri·tion·al de·fi·cien·cy(nū-trishŭn-ăl dĕ-fishĕn-sē)
Inadequacy of nutrients in tissues; result of inadequate dietary intake or impairment of digestion, absorption, transport, or metabolism.
a lack or shortage; a condition characterized by the presence of less than the normal or necessary supply or competence.
antidiuretic hormone deficiency
see diabetes insipidus.
clotting factor deficiency
Hageman factor deficiency
see under specific nutritional factors.
Stuart factor deficiency