Definition of Le Chatelier's law
1. Noun. The principle that if any change is imposed on a system that is in equilibrium then the system tends to adjust to a new equilibrium counteracting the change.
Generic synonyms: Principle, Rule
Medical Definition of Le Chatelier's law
1. If external factors such as temperature and pressure disturb a system in equilibrium, adjustment occurs in such a way that the effect of the disturbing factors is reduced to a minimum. Synonym: Le Chatelier's principle. (05 Mar 2000)
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