equilibratory
adjective see equilibrate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • equilibratory — ə̇ˈkwiləbrəˌtōrē, ēˈk ; ˌēkwəˈlib , ˌekwə , wəˈlīb adjective : serving to cause or maintain equilibrium equilibratory reactions in the form of wing positions that differ from the … normal Biological Abstracts …   Useful english dictionary

  • equilibratory — See equilibration. * * * …   Universalium

  • equilibratory — equil·i·bra·to·ry …   English syllables

  • equilibrium — equilibratory /i kwil euh breuh tawr ee, tohr ee, ee kweuh lib reuh , ek weuh /, adj. /ee kweuh lib ree euhm, ek weuh /, n., pl. equilibriums, equilibria / ree euh/. 1. a state of rest or balance due to the equal action of opposing forces. 2.… …   Universalium

  • equilibrate — verb ( brated; brating) Date: 1635 transitive verb to bring into or keep in equilibrium ; balance intransitive verb to bring about, come to, or be in equilibrium • equilibration noun • equilibrator noun • equilibratory …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lateral vestibular nucleus — Brain: Lateral vestibular nucleus Terminal nuclei of the vestibular nerve, with their upper connections. (Schematic.) 1. Cochlear nerve, with its two nuclei. 2. Accessory nucleus. 3. Tuberculum acusticum. 4. Vestibular nerve. 5. Internal nucleus …   Wikipedia

  • control — 1. (v.) To regulate, restrain, correct, restore to normal. 2. (n.) Ongoing operations or programs aimed at reducing a disease. 3. (n.) Members of a comparison group who differ in disease experience or allocation to a regimen from the subjects of… …   Medical dictionary

  • phony — I thinking, profound; discerning, discriminating, discriminative, discriminatory, percipient, critical, judicial; judicious, wise, sage, sapient, sagacious; learned, erudite, scholarly, knowing, knowledgeable, well informed, enlightened;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • phlegmatic — adj 1. phlegmatical, lethargic, lethargical, hebetudinous, listless; sluggish, lymphatic, slow, slow moving, languid, indolent, torpid; inactive, inert, passive, supine, dormant, unmoving, inanimate, lifeless; apathetic, indifferent, unconcerned …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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