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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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Glucose+EAA+histidin significantly improved nitrogen balance, U/P urea and serum creatinine, but increased plasma urea compared to glucose+nitrogen+fat (two studies).
No difference Not assessed Improved but no 1985 difference between groups Nasrallah and Improved in Not assessed Not assessed; improved Galambos treated group nitrogen balance 1980 Diehl et al.
The greater excretion of nitrogen from leucaena pellets offset the higher nitrogen intake resulting in a nitrogen balance similar to that of the standard pellets.
Nitrogen balance was estimated by nitrogen intake minus urinary nitrogen and did not include fecal or integumental nitrogen losses.
Generally, if the patient's negative nitrogen balance can be corrected, it will help in supporting the immune system.
Caloric deficits and negative nitrogen balance in critically ill patients result from the combination of increased resting energy expenditure, catabolism, immobilization, and inadequate nutritional delivery.
Protein delivers nitrogen to the body and nitrogen balance is the means by which protein is measured.
Eurostat stresses that while the nitrogen balance may indicate zones where groundwater is at risk, the relationship between nitrogen balance and loss to water differs between farming systems, and is affected by intensity of land use, farm management, soil type and climate conditions.
The carbon/ nitrogen balance in the soil of my garden was out of balance.
Water and nitrogen balance from the lysimeter study ET, evapotranspiration; Lv, leachate volume; ML, mass of nitrogen leached.
Unsupplemented sheep were in negative nitrogen balance, TABLE II, indicating that hay in the present study could not meet maintenance nitrogen requirements thus, protein supplementation of such low quality roughage is needed as suggested by Mtenga and Shoo [7].