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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.

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 oxygen consumption routine rate increased significantly (P [less than or equal to] 0.05); y = -419.79 + 26.13 x AT; [r.sup.2] = 0.95) and was directly proportionate to acclimation from 20 to 32[degrees]C.
An independent response occurs when the preferred temperature it does not change with acclimation temperature.
tenellum, the acclimation response ratio was determined as an index of the thermal acclimation magnitude, which for M.
It found that if the acclimation temperature increases, oxygen consumption of M.
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Acclimation capacity underlies susceptibility to climate change.
A comparative analysis of the upper thermal tolerance limits of eastern Pacific Porcelain crabs, genus Petrolisthes: influences of latitude, vertical zonation, acclimation, and phylogeny.
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