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equivalent

n., adj. equal in value, force or meaning.

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EQUIVALENT. Of the same value. Sometimes a condition must be literally accomplished in forma specifica; but some may be fulfilled by an equivalent, per oequi polens, when such appears to be the intention of the parties; as, I promise to pay you one hundred dollars, and then die, my executor may fulfill my engagement; for it is equivalent to you whether the money be paid to you b me or by him. Roll. Ab. 451; 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 760.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the utilization and prognostic value of cTnI testing in a population of patients presenting with anginal equivalent symptoms of ACS.
To our knowledge, there is currently little published information about the predictive value of cTnI for patients with anginal equivalent symptoms of ACS.
These acute coronary syndromes result from decreased coronary blood flow and cause chest discomfort, usually at rest, with or without characteristic radiation, or such comparable anginal equivalents as weakness, dyspnea, and diaphoresis.