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balance

 [bal´ans]
an instrument for weighing.
equilibrium (def. 1).
acid-base balance see acid-base balance.
analytical balance a balance used in the laboratory, sensitive to variations of the order of 0.05 to 0.1 mg.
fluid balance see fluid balance.
negative balance a state in which the amount of water or an electrolyte excreted from the body is greater than that ingested.
nitrogen balance see nitrogen balance.
positive balance a state in which the amount of water or an electrolyte excreted from the body is less than that ingested.
water balance fluid balance.
zero balance a state in which the amount of water or an electrolyte excreted from the body is exactly equal to that ingested; see equilibrium (def. 1).

negative balance

a state in which the amount of water or an electrolyte excreted from the body is greater than that ingested.
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The population of Italy is increasing with a slow growth rate due to a negative balance between the mortality and birth rate and low fertility rate.
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The negative balance is damaging to end customers too because it delays the modernization of the grid and services on offer,a said Petr Dokladal, Regional Manager of CEZ for Bulgaria, as cited by the companyas press office.
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