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Deficit

An excess of liabilities over assets, of losses over profits, or of expenditure over income.

Deficit

A situation in which outflow of money exceeds inflow. That is, a deficit occurs when a government, company, or individual spends more than he/she/it receives in a given period of time, usually a year. One's deficit adds to one's debt, and, therefore, many analysts believe that deficits are unsustainable over the long-term. See also: Surplus.

deficit

1. A negative retained earnings balance. A deficit results when the accumulated losses and dividend payments of a business exceed its earnings.

deficit

see BUDGET DEFICIT, BALANCE OF PAYMENTS.
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Já, a PCT indicou que 67,74% dos pacientes apresentam déficit de massa de gordura, sendo que este atingiu mais as mulheres.
Apesar de o consumo adequado de carboidratos e proteínas, o consumo calórico e lipídico náo foram adequados, o que implica, associado As perdas de proteínas que ocorrem durante a terapia, na utilização das reservas energéticas corporais, que, juntamente a outros fatores, poderiam explicar os déficits de massa de gordura e massa livre de gordura, encontrados na população estudada.