Medical Dictionary


verb ac·cli·ma·tize
ac·cli·ma·tized or British ac·cli·ma·tisedac·cli·ma·tiz·ing or British ac·cli·ma·tis·ing

Medical Definition of ACCLIMATIZE

transitive verb
:  to adapt to a new temperature, altitude, climate, environment, or situation
intransitive verb
:  to become acclimatized
ac·cli·ma·ti·za·tion or British ac·cli·ma·ti·sa·tion \ə-ˌklī-mət-ə-ˈzā-shən\ noun


ac·cli·ma·tize or British ac·cli·ma·tise \ə-ˈklī-mə-ˌtīz\
April 20, 2015
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