Definition of stable equilibrium in English:

stable equilibrium

Syllabification: sta·ble e·qui·lib·ri·um

noun

  • A state in which a body tends to return to its original position after being disturbed.
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    • Also, suppose the population dynamics have reached a stable equilibrium.
    • Loading the channel with multiple ions and calculating the respective potential energy profiles as before, we find that the channel can hold up to five Na+ ions in a stable equilibrium.
    • In this configuration, the ions exist in a stable equilibrium.

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