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(ĕ-kwā′zhŏn )

[L. aequare, to make equal]

1. The state of being equal.
2. In chemistry, a symbolic representation of a chemical reaction. The equation includes symbols for the involved elements and/or compounds, and their molar ratios. By convention, the input (reactants) are listed on the left, and the products of the reaction are placed on the right.
3. A description of a mathematical relation between two or more constants or variables.

Arrhenius equation

SEE: Arrhenius equation

equation of motion

A statement of the variables of pressure, volume, compliance, resistance, and flow for respiratory system mechanics.

Henderson-Hasselbalch equation

SEE: Henderson-Hasselbalch equation

personal equation

A personal bias or peculiarity that may explain a difference in approach or interpretation.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Equation." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734341/all/equation.
Equation. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734341/all/equation. Accessed May 21, 2019.
Equation. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734341/all/equation
Equation [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 21]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/734341/all/equation.
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