balanced anesthesia bal·anced anesthesia (bāl’ənst)
A technique of general anesthesia based on the concept that administration of a mixture of small amounts of several neuronal depressants summates the advantages but not the disadvantages of the individual components of the mixture.
- Balanced diet
a diet consisting of the proper quantities and proportions of foods needed to maintain health or growth. Contemporary Examples The short answer is “a balanced diet,” which means foods that are high in protein and low in carbohydrates and fat. 5 Metabolism Myths Debunked Sarah Whitman-Salkin August 24, 2009 Historical Examples Running ten miles a […]
- Balanced fund
a type of open-end investment company that includes bonds and preferred stocks in its portfolio.
- Balanced line
a transmission line in which the oppositely directed components are symmetrical with respect to each other and to the ground.
- Balanced literacy
a method of teaching reading in which phonics and whole language approaches are both used to maximize student learning.