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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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Conclusions: In addition to the necessity of performing hearing screening in all newborns, infants with risk factors should be determined, hearing deficit should be screened with repeated hearing tests and social, emotional, cognitive and language development of the infant should be assured.
The association of a hearing deficit with Larsen's syndrome.
The ultimate outcomes that suggest that OME is clinically important are persistent hearing deficits and the conjectured (yet to be supported by strong evidence) long-term impairment of the development of speech and language resulting from such deficits.
These authors did not examine hearing and therefore their results were not controlled for possible confounding by hearing deficits.
Conductive hearing deficit was defined as absent of wave I and normal wave III-V interpeak latency.
And babies born during periods with universal newborn hearing screening have higher language scores in childhood than babies who were not screened for hearing deficits at birth.
United Health Foundation today announced a $50,000 grant to the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to enhance its ongoing efforts to educate seniors about the importance of detecting hearing deficits.
Audiometric testing in these patients may reveal a poor word discrimination score that is out of proportion with the pure-tone hearing deficit.
5%) who were evaluated prospectively had developed a hearing deficit between 2 and 5 years postirradiation.
In addition to microcephaly, other problems have been detected in pregnancies and among fetuses and infants infected with Zika virus before birth, including miscarriage, stillbirth, absent or poorly developed brain structures, eye defects, hearing deficits, and impaired growth.
This experience also led to ideas regarding future mobile technologies that might facilitate social functioning in older adults with visual and hearing deficits.
Redlener says that all young children should have a primary care physician who screens them for eight barriers to learning: vision problems, hearing deficits, undertreated asthma, anemia, dental pain, hunger, lead exposure and behavioral problems.