Defectus

Dictionary: 
Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

Lat. Defect; default; want; imperfection; disqualification.
—Challenge propter defectnm. A chnilenge to a juror on account of some legal disqualification, such as infancy, etc. See Challenge.
—Defectns sanguinis. Failure of the blood, i. e., failure or want of issue.

Author: 
Henry Campbell Black, M.A.
Publisher: 
West Publishing Company
Year Published: 
1910
Genre: 
Law Dictionary