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compensatory hypertrophy

[kəm′pen·sə‚tȯr·ē hī′pər·trə·fē]
(medicine)
An increase in the size of an organ following injury or removal of the opposite paired organ or of part of the same organ.
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The compensatory funds to be distributed among the affectees of districts included Rs.
The CAG's report on compensatory afforestation states that based on an ineligible certificate issued by the chief secretary of MP, the ministry of environment and forests ( MoEF) exempted the company from providing 1,384.
In addition, no study on compensatory growth of grower olive flounder has been performed yet.
To help students understand ranges of variability in nature and concepts such as phenotypic plasticity (the ability of an organism to modify its morphology in response to a changing environment), and to prepare them for discrepancies between key descriptions and what they might observe in the field and in class, we now initiate discussions early in the semester on the concept (and consequences) of plant compensatory growth.
So far, the Dawlat al-Qanoon has won 89 seats in Iraq's upcoming parliament, two of them are compensatory.
For example, if the employee started a new job immediately after the dismissal on the same wages, he/she may have a nil loss of earnings and therefore be awarded no compensatory element.
The new fee program offers something for everyone: a chance for municipalities to accomplish high-priority local conservation goals; a mechanism for developers to proceed with projects once not viable, because no compensatory wetland mitigation was practicable; and an opportunity for the state to accomplish conservation projects with greater value than can be achieved through conventional compensatory wetland mitigation.
In addition, based on a review of the legislation that implemented Congress' taxing power provided in the 16th Amendment, particularly the original exclusion for personal injury damages, the court found that the framers of the 16th Amendment would not have construed compensatory damages for nonphysical injuries to be income.
In Alves, stock received by the taxpayer was held to be compensatory, because (1) the taxpayer was employed by the company and (2) some of the stock issued had employment-related restrictions on exercise or transfer.
Though the court ruled that the compensatory damages were excessive, the judge also said he was not troubled by the punitive damages award.
Finally, teachers want training in the areas of developing curriculum to meet students' compensatory, life skills, basic skills and area curriculum but there was not a statistical significance as to which training they prefer.
Thus, the proposal may embolden the filing of frivolous lawsuits or may compel defendants to pay inflated compensatory damages in order to avoid paying a nondeductible punitive damage award.