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acclimate

(ăk′lə-māt′, ə-klī′mĭt)
tr. & intr.v. accli·mated, accli·mating, accli·mates
To accustom or become accustomed to a new environment or situation; adapt.

acclimate

[əklī′mit, ak′limāt]
Etymology: L, ad, toward; Gk, klima, region
to adjust physiologically to a different climate or environment or to changes in altitude or temperature. Also acclimatize [əklī′mətīz′] . acclimation, acclimatization, n.

acclimation

(ak?li-ma'shon) [Fr. acclimater, acclimate]
The act of becoming adapted and adjusted to a new or unfamiliar environment.
Synonym: acclimatizationacclimate (ak'li-mat?)
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The number of times larvae left the substrate was generally higher when individuals were acclimated at 15[degrees]C compared with individuals acclimated at 20[degrees] C (Fig.
In conclusion, gradually acclimated trouts can perform better adaptation than their directly acclimated counterparts.
Crabs were acclimated to 10 [degrees]C or 16 [degrees]C and were studied separately, with the starting temperature being 10[degrees] or 16 [degrees]C, respectively.
On the fourth day - the competition day - an aliquot of each of the two differently acclimated clones (possessing the reciprocal Ara markers) was diluted 200-fold into fresh DM; this mixed culture was immediately subsampled onto tetrazoleum arabinose (TA) indicator plates to determine [R.
To test our predictions we acclimated Yellow-rumped Warblers to three diets and measured retention time and extraction efficiency for sugars, amino acid, starch, and lipid using radio-labeled nutrients and indigestible markers.
tripunctata adults preferred significantly higher temperatures when they were acclimated than when nonacclimated (P [less than or equal to] 0.
In this study, we describe thermal responses in rates of particle clearance and oxygen consumption in both acclimated and nonacclimated C.
Finally, Beall investigated differences in breathing between highlanders and acclimated lowlanders.
Some mussels were acclimated to an artificial seawater (SW) that was diluted with PW to be about 10% SW ([sim]106 mosm [kg.
The objective of this study was to characterize the changes in translatable mRNAs that occur in plants acclimated under winter temperature conditions and to compare these changes between cultivars of contrasting hardiness.
After practicing with the team the past two weeks, Pruitt thought he would be able to get acclimated quickly.
Especially interesting are her stories of the boarding schools, those problematical institutions that tore at the fabric of Indian life and acclimated them to the white world.