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dis·so·ci·a·tion con·stant (Kd, K),

the equilibrium constant involved in the dissociation of a compound into two or more compounds or ions. The reciprocal of the association constant (2).


the act of separating or the state of being separated.

atrial dissociation
independent beating of the left and right atria, each with normal rhythm or with various combinations of normal rhythm, atrial flutter or atrial fibrillation.
atrioventricular dissociation
independent pacemakers in the atria and ventricles.
dissociation constant
the tendency of a solute to dissociate in solution.
hepatocyte dissociation
hepatocytes becomes detached from their neighboring cells, either generally or locally; a feature of death of the patient.
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2+], all ligands except citrate and isocitrate showed apparent dissociation constants above 10 mmol/L at ligand concentrations of 5-50 mmol/L.
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