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equivalent

 [e-kwiv´ah-lent]
1. of equal value or force.
2. in chemistry, having the same valence.
anxiety-equivalent translation of anxiety into a kind of emotional activity, e.g., the experiencing or expression of angry feelings.
full time equivalent (FTE) the equivalent of one full time staff member; a total number of full time equivalents is planned for in making budget allocations. A combination of part time staff members can be used to equal one full time equivalent.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

e·quiv·a·lent (Eq, eq),

(ē-kwiv'ă-lent),
1. Equal in any respect.
2. That which is equal in size, weight, force, or any other quality to something else.
3. Having the capability to counterbalance or neutralize each other.
4. Having equal valencies.
5. Synonym(s): gram equivalent
6. Used to describe a symptom complex that is less commonly associated with a syndrome than the usual classic symptoms or chief complaint.
[see equivalence]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

e·quiv·a·lent

(ē-kwiv'ă-lĕnt)
1. Equal in any respect.
2. That which is equal in size, weight, force, or any other quality to something else.
3. Having the capability to counterbalance or neutralize each other.
4. Having equal valences.
5. Synonym(s): gram equivalent.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

e·quiv·a·lent

(ē-kwiv'ă-lĕnt)
1. Equal in any respect.
2. That which is equal in size, weight, force, or any other quality to something else.
3. Having the capability to counterbalance or neutralize each other.
4. Used to describe a symptom complex less commonly associated with a syndrome than the usual classic symptoms.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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