adaptation diseases

ad·ap·ta·tion dis·eas·es

diseases falling theoretically into the Selye concept of the general-adaptation syndrome. The courses of these diseases lay within the organism's excessive and prolonged or deficient (that is, maladaptive) responses to stressors.
See also: adaptation syndrome of Selye.

ad·ap·ta·tion dis·eas·es

(adap-tāshŭn di-zēzĕz)
Diseases falling theoretically into the Selye concept of the general-adaptation syndrome. The courses of these diseases lay within the organism's excessive and prolonged or deficient (i.e., maladaptive) responses to stressors.
See also: general adaptation syndrome
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