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

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.

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Engraftment of a vascularized human skin equivalent. FASEB J 17, 2250-2256.
These reconstructed human skin equivalents demonstrated with fully differentiated epidermis could closely resemble native human epidermis, [sup][16],[17] therefore providing a morphologically relevant means to assess skin irritation and to research the skin-related disease in vitro .
The scaffolds are human skin equivalents that can be transplanted to regenerate skin in patients with skin defects, such as burn injuries, or diseases affecting skin, such as diabetic ulcers.