Medical Definition of adjustment
1: the act or process of adjusting: asa: the process of modifying one's behavior in changed circumstances or an altered environment in order to fulfill psychological, physiological, and social needsb: a functional and often transitory alteration by which an organism adapts to its immediate environment—compare adaptation 2b
2: a means (as a mechanism) by which things are adjusted one to another <adjustments for brightness>
3chiropractic : the manual or mechanical manipulation of a joint (especially of the spine) in which a controlled force is applied to the joint
Learn More about adjustment
Dictionary: Definition of "adjustment" Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for "adjustment" Spanish Central: Translation of "adjustment" Nglish: Translation of "adjustment" for Spanish speakers Britannica English: Translation of "adjustment" for Arabic speakers Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "adjustment"
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up adjustment? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).