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acclimation

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noun ac·cli·ma·tion \ˌa-klə-ˈmā-shən, -ˌklī-\

Definition of acclimation

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



Examples of acclimation in a sentence

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



1801

First Known Use of acclimation

1801


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acclimation

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noun ac·cli·ma·tion \ˌak-lə-ˈmā-shən, -ˌlī-\

Medical Definition of acclimation

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




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