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neutral

 [noo´tral]
neither basic nor acid.

neu·tral

(nū'trăl),
1. Exhibiting no positive properties; indifferent.
2. chemistry neither acid nor alkaline, for example, [OH-] = [H+].
3. Having the same number of positive and negative charges.
[L. neutralis, fr. neuter, neither]

neutral

/neu·tral/ (noo´tril) neither basic nor acidic.

neutral

[n(y)o̅o̅′trəl]
Etymology: L, neutralis, neuter
the state exactly between two opposing values, qualities, or properties. For example, in electricity a neutral state is one in which there is neither a positive nor a negative charge; in chemistry a neutral state is one in which a substance is neither acid nor alkaline. See also acid, base, pH.

neu·tral

(nū'trăl)
1. Exhibiting no positive properties; indifferent.
2. chemistry Neither acid nor alkaline.
[L. neutralis, fr. neuter, neither]

neutral

1. Neither acid nor alkaline. Having a pH of 7.
2. In the context of pharmacological INSULIN the term refers to soluble insulins that have not been formulated so as to prolong their action. Neutral insulins include those described as Rapid, Actrapid and Velosulin.

neutral,

n 1. the extent of spinal positioning in the sagittal plane where the first principle of physiologic motion is relevant.
2. the balance point on an articular surface from which all normal motions articulated at that joint may take place.

neu·tral

(nū'trăl)
1. Exhibiting no positive properties.
2. chemistry neither acid nor alkaline.
[L. neutralis, fr. neuter, neither]

neutral,

n a solution that has a pH level of 7. Equal numbers of hydrogen and hydroxyl ions are formed on dissociation.
neutral zone,

neutral

neither basic nor acid.

neutral endopeptidase
synthesized by tracheobronchial epithelium, this is an important enzymatic regulator of airway neuropeptides which stimulate increased vascular permeability and smooth muscle contraction.
neutral stress
evokes responses which do not affect the comfort, well-being or reproduction of the patient.
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