acclimation


ac·cli·ma·tion

noun \ˌa-klə-ˈmā-shən, -ˌklī-\

Definition of ACCLIMATION

:  the process or result of acclimating; especially :  physiological adjustment by an organism to environmental change

Examples of ACCLIMATION

  1. <a period of acclimation to the region's rising temperatures>

First Known Use of ACCLIMATION

1801

ac·cli·ma·tion

noun \ˌak-lə-ˈmā-shən, -ˌlī-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ACCLIMATION

: acclimatization especially by physiological adjustment of an organism to environmental change

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