And a decompensation occurred, which resulted in his putting on the suit of The Conservative.
Digitalis, when the cardiac tone is low and decompensation is present.
decompensation de·com·pen·sa·tion (dē'kŏm-pən-sā'shən)
Failure of the heart to maintain adequate blood circulation, marked by labored breathing, engorged blood vessels, and edema.
The appearance or exacerbation of a mental disorder due to failure of defense mechanisms.