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im·bal·ance

 (ĭm-băl′əns)
n.
A lack of balance, as in distribution or functioning.

im·bal′anced adj.

imbalance

(ɪmˈbæləns)
n
a lack of balance, as in emphasis, proportion, etc: the political imbalance of the programme.

im•bal•ance

(ɪmˈbæl əns)

n.
1. the state or condition of lacking balance, as in proportion or distribution.
2. faulty muscular or glandular coordination.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.imbalance - a lack of balance or state of disequilibriumimbalance - a lack of balance or state of disequilibrium; "a hormonal imbalance"
disequilibrium - loss of equilibrium attributable to an unstable situation in which some forces outweigh others
balance - a state of equilibrium
2.imbalance - (mathematics) a lack of symmetry
spatial property, spatiality - any property relating to or occupying space
geometrical irregularity, irregularity - an irregular asymmetry in shape; an irregular spatial pattern
lopsidedness, skewness - an oblique or slanting asymmetry
radial asymmetry - the absence of symmetry about an axis
handedness, laterality - the property of using one hand more than the other
footedness - the property of favoring one foot over the other (as in kicking a ball)
eyedness - the property of favoring one eye over the other (as in taking aim)
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

imbalance

noun unevenness, bias, inequality, unfairness, partiality, disproportion, lopsidedness, top-heaviness, lack of proportion the imbalance between the two sides in this war
Translations

imbalance

[ɪmˈbæləns] Ndesequilibrio m, falta f de equilibrio

imbalance

[ɪmˈbæləns] n (= lack of parity) → déséquilibre m
relationships that are based on an imbalance of power → des relations fondées sur le déséquilibre des forces en présence
the imbalance between → le déséquilibre entre
the imbalance between the two sides in this war → le déséquilibre entre les deux camps dans cette guerre

imbalance

imbalance

[ɪmˈbæləns] nsquilibrio

im·bal·ance

n. desequilibrio, pérdida del equilibrio.

imbalance

n desequilibrio; chemical — desequilibrio químico
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Pottenger, in his book Symptoms of Visceral Disease, described how disease could be caused by autonomic imbalance.
The aim of this study was, therefore, to study cardiac autonomic imbalance in patients with major depression by comparing their HRV measures (time and frequency domain measures) with mentally and physically healthy age and sex matched controls and to find out the possible relationship of severity of depression with the extent of autonomic imbalance.
sup][18] Therefore, the objective of this study was to investigate the independent relationships between renal dysfunction and HRV parameters reflecting autonomic imbalance in a large group of high-risk patients with acute stroke.
According to the results obtained in the present study, animals affected by ARVC can exhibit autonomic imbalance, reflected by decreased SDNN, SDNNIDX and pNN50 compared with unaffected Boxers.
Keywords: Atrial fibrillation, gastroesophageal reflux disease, autonomic imbalance, heart rate variability
There is possibility that the altered autonomic imbalance during the latter part of the cycle might be responsible for the causation of symptoms in susceptible individuals.
It is also observed that reduced vascular compliance was associated with autonomic imbalance, increased oxidative stress, and decreased NO bioavailability.
By stimulating the vagus nerve, the Equilia system is expected to normalise the autonomic imbalance.
The exposure was also related to concomitant alterations in HRV that were consistent with the genesis of acute autonomic imbalance (i.
It was also demonstrated, that sleep deprivation just like any other exercise or stress induce autonomic imbalance and that this condition makes the HRV indices worse i.

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