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is a term used to describe the lack of or opposite of an equilibrium.
- in medicine:
- Disequilibrium (medicine)
In medicine, disequilibrium refers to an impaired sense of equilibrioception.It is one of the causes of dizziness.It is caused by the lesioof the vestibulocerebellar tract.-References:Otology...
(DES) in cerebral palsy
Cerebral palsy is an umbrella term encompassing a group of non-progressive, non-contagious motor conditions that cause physical disability in human development, chiefly in the various areas of body movement....
- a syndrome described by Hagberg & all
- lack of equilibrioception
Equilibrioception or sense of balance is one of the physiological senses. It helps prevent humans and animals from falling over when walking or standing still. Balance is the result of a number of body systems working together: the eyes , ears and the body's sense of where it is in space ideally...
- in population genetics, linkage disequilibrium
In population genetics, linkage disequilibrium is the non-random association of alleles at two or more loci, not necessarily on the same chromosome. It is also referred to as to as gametic phase disequilibrium , or simply gametic disequilibrium...
is the non-random association of alleles at two or more loci, not necessarily on the same chromosome.
- lack of economic equilibrium
In economics, economic equilibrium is a state of the world where economic forces are balanced and in the absence of external influences the values of economic variables will not change. It is the point at which quantity demanded and quantity supplied are equal...
- General disequilibrium
General disequilibrium occurs in macroeconomic theory when prices are fixed in a general equilibrium framework so that they fail to adjust to market clearing levels. Economists in the 1970s investigated how economic policy would impact an economy where prices did not adjust quickly to changes in...
- Status-income disequilibrium
Status–income disequilibrium is a political term frequently used to describe a desirable high status job with low income. It is a variation on the sociological term status inconsistency. The phrase was coined by the New York Times columnist David Brooks in his book Bobos in Paradise...
, a political term