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(nou) an imperfection in a bodily system (nou) a failing or deficiency (nou) an imperfection in an object or machine (nou) a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

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The defect of the system was apparent.

Myopia is a refractive defect of the eye.

The defect is to be found in the waist and legs.

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