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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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payments for ecosystem services--a category that includes compensatory
The MOL said employees have the option of choosing between getting paid or compensatory leave for their overtime, and employers cannot unilaterally give their employees only one option, such as only getting compensatory leave instead of overtime pay or vice versa.
Compensatory growth is a physiological process that induces accelerated growth and takes place when favorable conditions are restored after a period of growth depression (Ali et al., 2000).
The verdict followed condemnation from Doctors who demanded that compensatory payment for infections be raised after Doctor Dalia Mehrez , 28, died in Ismailia from meningitis she contracted while working in early November.
As is widely recognized, however, the requirement of actual consent to fully compensatory exchanges turns the Pareto principle into a practically unattainable ideal.
Further research should be carried on different feeding models for compensatory growth of brown trout, Salmo trutta fario.
Your employer should provide you with compensatory leave on other working days and pay you additional remuneration for the days you worked during the public holidays.
It awarded $18 million in compensatory and $1 billion in punitive damages to Alva Pilliod, and $37 million in compensatory and $1 billion in punitive damages to his wife, Alberta Pilliod.
"The City also argues that individual damages are required to calculate compensatory damages.
No, they won't be awarded any compensatory picks when the NFL officially hands them out -- likely late next week -- marking a decade since the Bears last received one.