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de·com·pen·sa·tion

 (dē′kŏm-pən-sā′shən)
n.
1. Medicine The inability of a bodily organ or system, especially the circulatory system, to maintain adequate physiological function in the presence of disease.
2. Psychology The inability to maintain defense mechanisms in response to stress, resulting in personality disturbance or psychological imbalance.

de·com′pen·sate′ v.
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decompensation

(diːˌkɒmpɛnˈseɪʃən)
n
(Pathology) pathol the inability of an organ, esp the heart, to maintain its function due to overload caused by a disease
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de•com•pen•sa•tion

(ˌdi kɒm pənˈseɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the inability of a diseased heart to compensate for its defect.
2. inability to maintain appropriate psychological defenses, resulting in neurotic or psychotic symptoms.
[1900–05]
de•com′pen•sate`, v.i. -sat•ed, -sat•ing.
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Translations

de·com·pen·sa·tion

n. descompensación, inhabilidad del corazón para mantener una circulación adecuada.
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decompensation

n (psych) descompensación f
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