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- a balance among the components of an ecosystem.
- in population genetics, the state at which the forces that tend to change gene frequencies are counterbalanced so that there is no net change in gene frequencies from one generation to the next
Source: Jenkins, John B. 1990. Human Genetics, 2nd Edition. New York: Harper & Row
- In relation to radiation, the state at which the radioactivity of consecutive elements within a radioactive series is neither increasing nor decreasing.
Source: Terms of the Environment