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com·pen·sa·to·ry

(kom-pen'să-tōr'ē),
Providing compensation; making up for a deficiency or loss.

compensatory

/com·pen·sa·to·ry/ (kom-pen´sah-tor″e) making good a defect or loss; restoring a lost balance.

com·pen·sa·to·ry

(kŏm-pen'să-tōr-ē)
Providing compensation; making up for a deficiency or loss.

compensatory

pertaining to or emanating from compensation.

compensatory hypertrophy
impaired function of one organ in a paired organ system or of part of an organ in a single organ system is followed by enlargement of the surviving organ or tissue so that functional capacity is maintained.
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No difference in feed consumption of fish in this study probably supported full compensatory growth of fish.
Do plants produce large compensatory shoots in response to browsing in order to grow taller so that new shoots can grow beyond the reach of terrestrial herbivores, or are they attempting to grow above interspecific competitors in order to secure more sunlight?
Compensatory awards made by a tribunal can be reduced if the employee:
Municipal conservation commissions usually cooperate with developers in the process of identifying and selecting property to conserve land where compensatory wetland mitigation will be performed off-site.
Judge Eldon Fallon on Wednesday ruled the $50 million in compensatory damages was too high based on Barnett's health following the heart attack.
The Corps has developed guidance that establishes two primary oversight activities for compensatory mitigation: requiring the parties performing mitigation to periodically submit monitoring reports to the Corps and
Compensatory damages are those which are most directly related to a contractor's failure to complete a project.
Thursday's award represents only the Texas portion of the case, with plaintiffs in the other two states seeking an additional $30 million in compensatory awards and punitive damages, as well.
In November 2002, a court awarded CGB nearly $2 million--$685,000 in compensatory damages and $1.
It was 145 times the compensatory award, intended to pay plaintiffs back for actual, measurable losses such as medical bills and lost wages.
The court further suggested that determining a reasonable relationship between an award of compensatory damages and a punitive damages award, courts should consider the size of the compensatory award.
Justice Anthony Kennedy suggested that "in practice, few awards exceeding a single-digit ratio between punitive and compensatory damages" will satisfy due process.