Definition of adaptive
- … left ventricular hypertrophy should not be considered solely an adaptive response to an increased ventricular workload.
- —Edward D. Frohlich et al.
- An effort to identify the healthy adaptive need that is being met by a patient's behavior can result in increased empathy for the patient.
- —Thomas O. Brackett
- Webbed feet is an adaptive trait in aquatic animals.
- adaptive devices
- adaptive skiing
- an adaptive skier