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neutral

 [noo´tral]
neither basic nor acid.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

neu·tral

(nū'trăl)
1. Exhibiting no positive properties; indifferent.
2. chemistry Neither acid nor alkaline.
[L. neutralis, fr. neuter, neither]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

neu·tral

(nū'trăl)
1. Exhibiting no positive properties.
2. chemistry neither acid nor alkaline.
[L. neutralis, fr. neuter, neither]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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