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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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With regard to the dimensionality of the stimuli, we reported a general advantage of 2-D versus 3-D matrices in the visual modality, which was probably due to the visual deficit directly interfering with the acquisition of the visual stimuli.
The hypothesis was that the high schizotypes would have early visual deficits (P1 component reduction) and working memory similar to that observed in persons with schizophrenia and their first-degree relatives.
Having briefly considered visual deficits, which may be present even in patients without optic neuritis, we turn to what is perhaps the most obvious visual disturbance in MS.
The CNVR program addresses a variety of functional visual deficits, including field loss from quadronopia, hemianopia, and a constricted field.
Studies have demonstrated poorer overall functional outcomes with persistent visual deficits [69,106,108] and poorer RTW with visual perceptual deficits after TBI [109].
With regards to secondary consequences, pneumonia, GERD, scoliosis, polypharmacy, dental concerns, and visual deficits were the most common ones in this population.
NovaVision's Vision Restoration Therapy ("VRT") is an FDA cleared, patented, non invasive medical device that helps to improve vision in stroke or traumatic brain injuries (TBI) patients with visual deficits.
Visual deficits, including severe visual impairments, appear to be common in polytrauma patients.
Visual deficits and improvements in children after perinatal hypoxia.
51) Monocular asymmetry is more likely to persist the earlier the visual deficits occur, and affects both eyes for nasal-temporal OKN.
Diopsys has developed and markets the patented Enfant Pediatric Vision Testing System , a device used by pediatricians in testing for visual deficits, including amblyopia, in children as young as six months of age.
This article has provided a terminological framework to show the relationships among different types of visual deficits.