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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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Huang Wei-chen, deputy director of MOL's Department of Labor Standards and Equal Employment, said the most asked questions concentrated on regulations regarding overtime pay, compensatory leave and one day off every seven days.
KNOW THE LAW: The employer has to pay 50 per cent extra remuneration for working on a national holiday along with a compensatory off day or 150 per cent of the basic remuneration of its employees.
The compensatory funds to be distributed among the affectees of districts included Rs.
The compensatory exchange requires the actual consent (or unanimous approval) of all concerned parties, yielding an outcome in which no one is made worse off (due to the receipt of full compensation) and at least one person is made better off (one's willingness to make a compensatory payment implies the proposed change must, on balance, make her better off).
The report notes that seven states -- Gujarat, Haryana, Kerala, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Punjab and Rajasthan -- carried out no compensatory afforestation either over nonforest or degraded forest land.
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.
He explained that the Dawlat al-Qanoon will announce the names of the two members who will get the two compensatory seats after the final election results are announced.
As a result, the Swedish company will no longer demand compensatory power from E.
In Phase II, the jury came in with $287 million in compensatory damages to some of the Plaintiffs--other Plaintiffs had settled their compensatory claims for $22.
Compensatory consumption behavior, or what is more commonly referred to as retail therapy, occurs "when an individual feels a need, lack, or desire which they cannot satisfy with a primary fulfillment so they use purchasing behavior as an alternative means of fulfillment" (Woodruffe-Burton, 1998, p.
The bill could remove the caps on punitive and compensatory damages in claims made under the Equal Pay Act, thereby providing unlimited monetary remedies for claims; allow for punitive and compensatory damages on unintentional pay disparities; eliminate employer defense for paying people differently because they work in different parts of the country or considering their prior salary history; and make it easier for plaintiffs to become parties to large class actions.