decompensation

noun de·com·pen·sa·tion \ (ˌ)dē-ˌkäm-pən-ˈsā-shən , -ˌpen- \

Definition of decompensation

:loss of physiological or psychological compensation; especially :inability of the heart to maintain adequate circulation

decompensate

play \(ˌ)dē-ˈkäm-pən-ˌsāt, -ˌpen-\ verb

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decompensation

noun de·com·pen·sa·tion \ (ˌ)dē-ˌkäm-pən-ˈsā-shən, -pen- \

medical Definition of decompensation

:loss of physiological compensation or psychological balance; especially :inability of the heart to maintain adequate circulation

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