verb see decompensation

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  • decompensate — (v.) 1912, probably a back formation from DECOMPENSATION (Cf. decompensation). Related: Decompensated; decompensating …   Etymology dictionary

  • decompensate — See decompensation. * * * …   Universalium

  • decompensate — verb To deteriorate in function due to an inability to invoke normal defensive mechanisms that compensate for ailments and other stresses. The infant whose heart is decompensating has a rapid pulse, rapid respirations, and respiratory distress.… …   Wiktionary

  • decompensate — de·com·pen·sate ( )dē käm pən .sāt, .pen vi, sat·ed; sat·ing to undergo decompensation de·com·pen·sa·to·ry .dē kəm pen(t) sə .tōr ē, .tȯr adj …   Medical dictionary

  • decompensate — de·compensate …   English syllables

  • decompensate — (ˈ)dē+ intransitive verb Etymology: probably back formation from decompensation : to undergo decompensation …   Useful english dictionary

  • decompensation — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1903 loss of physiological or psychological compensation; especially inability of the heart to maintain adequate circulation • decompensate verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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