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disequilibrium

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noun dis·equi·lib·ri·um \(ˌ)dis-ˌē-kwə-ˈli-brē-əm, -ˌe-kwə-\

Simple Definition of disequilibrium

  • : a loss or lack of balance

Full Definition of disequilibrium

  1. :  loss or lack of equilibrium

Examples of disequilibrium

  1. The condition is caused by a disequilibrium in the brain's chemistry.



1840

First Known Use of disequilibrium

1840


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disequilibrium

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noun dis·equi·lib·ri·um \(ˌ)dis-ˌē-kwə-ˈlib-rē-əm, -ˌek-wə-\

Medical Definition of disequilibrium

plural dis·equi·lib·ri·ums or dis·equi·lib·ria \-rē-ə\play

  1. :  loss or lack of equilibrium <ionic disequilibrium in a resting nerve cell> <emotional disequilibrium>




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