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acclimation

 [ak″lĭ-ma´shun]
physiological or psychological adjustment to a new environment.

ac·cli·ma·ti·za·tion

(ă-klī'mă-ti-zā'shŭn),
Physiologic adjustment of a person to a different climate, especially to a change in environmental temperature or geographic elevation.
Synonym(s): acclimation

acclimation

/ac·cli·ma·tion/ (ak″lĭ-ma´shun) the process of becoming accustomed to a new environment.

acclimation

(ăk′lə-mā′shən)
n.
1. The process of acclimating or of becoming acclimated.
2. Acclimatization.

acclimation

see ACCLIMATIZATION.

acclimation

artificial approximation to natural acclimatization, to either heat or altitude, achieved by exposure in a thermal or hypobaric chamber for several hours a day, typically for 2-3 weeks before going to the challenging new environment.

acclimation

the process of becoming accustomed to a new environment.
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