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balance

(Amount in excess), noun carry-over, excess, extra, leftover, margin, oddments, overflow, overmeasure, overplus, overrun, oversupply, plus, reliquus, remainder, reeaining portion, remains, remnant, residual, residual porrion, residue, residuum, spare, superfluity, superfluousness, superplus, surfeit, surplus, surplusage
Associated concepts: balance due

balance

(Equality), noun analagousness, comparability, comparableness, comparativeness, correspondence, equalization, equation, equilibration, equipoise, equipollence, equiponderance, equivalence, homeostasis, level, libro, neutralization of forces, parity, stable equilibrium, state of equilibrium, symmetrical scales, symmetry
Associated concepts: balance account, balance of convennence, balance of hardship, balance sheet, balancing equities
See also: adjust, collation, comparison, compatibility, compensate, composure, coordinate, countervail, earnings, equipoise, fairness, moderation, neutralize, offset, overage, par, parity, proceeds, regularity, regulate, remainder, residual, sanity, stabilize, surplus, weigh

BALANCE, com. law. The amount which remains due by one of two persons, who have been dealing together, to the other, after the settlement of their accounts.
     2. In the case of mutual debts, the balance only can be recovered by the assignee of an insolvent, or the executor of a deceased person. But this mutuality must have existed at the time of the assignment by the insolvent, or at the death of the testator.
     3. The term general balance is sometimes used to signify the difference which is due to a party claiming a lien on goods in his hands, for work or labor done, or money expended in relation to those and other goods of the debtor. 3 B. & P. 485; 3 Esp. R. 268.

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Nitrogen analysis of faeces of pigs fed soybean seeds showed that the inclusion of lectin in diets increased the loss of endogenous nitrogen, which resulted in decreased nitrogen balance and nitrogen retention [40].
The use of diets with cottonseed meal, as a source of protein, resulted in negative nitrogen balance.
Good nutrition improves nitrogen balance, may improve liver tests, and may decrease hepatic fat accumulation, but generally it does not enhance survival.
When you're in negative nitrogen balance, you can't build skeletal muscle.
3) Ideally, data would have been assembled on nitrogen balances, but these data are not generally available.
104) nitrogen excretion, so that apparent nitrogen digestibility and nitrogen balance did not differ between the two diets (Table 1).
Nitrogen balance was estimated by nitrogen intake minus urinary nitrogen and did not include fecal or integumental nitrogen losses.
7] The provision of adequate nutrition reduces the loss of muscle protein and, once the acute illness resolves, improves nitrogen balance and restores muscle mass.
Any one of these problems can usually be linked to some local or regional cause; the nitrogen balance of a river, for example, might be upset by increased sewage outflow.
It is doubtful that the coach, trainer or players understood anything about the importance of nitrogen balance and its relationship to performance and recovery.
To study the impact of adapting to low-protein intakes, the researchers measured the women's muscle function, their body composition, and their immune response - in addition to blood protein levels and nitrogen balance - to detect any changes.
The total amount of annual nitrogen entrance to the soil surface in order to calculate nitrogen balance index, includes: