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1. To make equal; to cause to correspond, or be like, in amount or degree as compared; as, to equalize accounts, burdens, or taxes. One poor moment can suffice to equalize the lofty and the low. (Wordsworth) No system of instruction will completely equalize natural powers. (Whately)

2. To pronounce equal; to compare as equal. Which we equalize, and perhaps would willingly prefer to the Iliad. (Orrery)

3. To be equal to; equal; to match. It could not equalize the hundredth part Of what her eyes have kindled in my heart. (Waller)

4. (Science: machinery) Equalizing bar, a lever connecting two axle boxes, or two springs in a car truck or locomotive, to equalize the pressure on the axles.

Origin: f. Egaliser.

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Wild animal diseases

... So my big question is: What else do we know of Wild Animal Diseases that could outweigh or equalize to what we know about Human Diseases? You see I haven't yet been able to assemble a cohesive list of wild animal diseases as easily as I have ...

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by Crane83
Sun May 02, 2010 3:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Wild animal diseases
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Na/K Pump in cold conditions

... only the passive diffusion would be at work and since it is temperature independent (Q10=1), the gradients inside and outside the cell will equalize. Also, since the NA/K pump sets up gradients to transport other molecules like glucose against its gradient, there would be other implications ...

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by toshiba8899
Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:26 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Na/K Pump in cold conditions
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Views: 1815

Re: HoMeWoRk HeLp

... with 10% solution. That means the bag has a water concentration of 95% while the beakers water concentration is 90%. In osmosis water moves to equalize the concentrations, so in this case water from the bag will move out into the beaker in order balance the concentration. Does that make sense?

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by MichaelXY
Sun Mar 09, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HoMeWoRk HeLp
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Test Questions - Please Help :):)

... rib cage descents b)normal pressure within the pleural space is always negative c)it is normally a passive process during rest d)gas flows out to equalize inside and outside the lungs e)intrapulmonary volume increases when the lungs recoil ____ 7.) Ceccation of breathing is called: a) dyspnea ...

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by webCHO
Thu Dec 07, 2006 10:08 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Test Questions - Please Help :):)
Replies: 14
Views: 19862

ATP Synthesis

... inner membrane. That means that there will be more protons on the outside than on the inside, which causes them to tend to "try to equalize the gradient by passing to the other side". The only "hole" in the membrane which allows them to pass through is a F0F1 complex, ...

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by Ultrashogun
Sun Sep 17, 2006 1:02 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: ATP Synthesis
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Views: 1235

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