Medical Dictionary


noun equi·lib·ri·um \ˌē-kwə-ˈlib-rē-əm, ˌek-wə-\
plural equi·lib·ri·ums or equi·lib·ria \-rē-ə\

Medical Definition of EQUILIBRIUM

:  a state of balance between opposing forces or actions that is either static (as in a body acted on by forces whose resultant is zero) or dynamic (as in a reversible chemical reaction when the velocities in both directions are equal)
:  a state of intellectual or emotional balance
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