compensated acidosis com·pen·sat·ed acidosis (kŏm’pən-sā’tĭd)
Acidosis in which the pH of body fluids is normal due to compensation by respiratory or renal mechanisms.
- Compensated alkalosis
compensated alkalosis n. A rise in alkalinity that is compensated for by physiological changes to the pH of body fluids.
noun, Railroads. 1. a grade that has been reduced along a curve to offset the additional resistance due to the curve.
- Compensated semiconductor
noun 1. (physics) a semiconductor in which donors and acceptors are related in such a way that their opposing electrical effects are partially cancelled
[kom-puh n-seyt] /ˈkɒm pənˌseɪt/ verb (used with object), compensated, compensating. 1. to recompense for something: They gave him ten dollars to compensate him for his trouble. 2. to counterbalance; offset; be equivalent to: He compensated his homely appearance with great personal charm. 3. Mechanics. to counterbalance (a force or the like); adjust or construct so […]