compensatory circulation n.
Circulation established in dilated collateral vessels when the main artery of the part is obstructed.
plural noun, Law. 1. damages, measured by the harm suffered, awarded to the injured person as due compensation.
- Compensatory finance
noun 1. another name for deficit financing
- Compensatory hypertrophy
compensatory hypertrophy n. Increase in size of an organ or tissue when called upon to do additional work or to perform the work of destroyed tissue or of a paired organ.
- Compensatory pause
compensatory pause n. A pause in the heartbeat following an extrasystole that is long enough to compensate for the prematurity of the extrasystole.