Medical Definition of adaptation
1: the act or process of adapting : the state of being adapted <his ingenious adaptation of the electric cautery knife to…surgery—George Blumer>
2: adjustment to environmental conditions: asa: adjustment of a sense organ to the intensity or quality of stimulationb: modification of an organism or its parts that makes it more fit for existence under the conditions of its environment—compare adjustment 1b
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