cottonseed meal is deficient in lysine, methionine and leucine
To BE deficient in strength and ability
One who is regarded as deficient in judgment, sense, or understanding.
Food Intake may be Insufficient to supply calories or proteIn (see kwashiorkor) or deficient In one or more essential vitamIns or mInerals.
To be deficient In energy
In the old and new liberated areas throughout the country, about 300 million landless or land deficient peasants received some 700 million MOU of land
People with hemophilia A, the most common form of the disease, are deficient in Factor VIII and suffer episodes of uncontrolled bleeding
He was something of a humorist, and rather deficient in general education; but acute, patient, and upright
Poor drainage causes deficient soil aeration and death of the roots
an armchair theorist deficient in practical experience