acclimatization


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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

acclimatization

(ə-klī′mə-tĭ-zā′shən)
n.
The physiological adaptation of an animal or plant to changes in climate or environment, such as light, temperature, or altitude.

ac·cli·ma·ti·za·tion

(ă-klī'mă-tī-zā'shŭn)
Physiologic adaptation to a variation in environmental factors such as temperature, climate, or altitude.
Synonym(s): acclimatisation.

acclimatization

1. Physiological adaptation to a new environment or situation. Acclimatization to a hot environment may take as long as three weeks, during which undue exposure to heat, or strenuous exercise, may cause HEAT EXHAUSTION.
2. An environmentally-induced functional improvement in a genetically-determined physiological system.

acclimatization

or

acclimation

the process by which a range of adjustments occur in the body, e.g. in TEMPERATURE CONTROL and RESPIRATION, when an organism is subjected to unusual environmental stresses such as high altitude. See ADAPTATION, PHYSIOLOGICAL.
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First, some workers' acclimatization status, workload, or clothing might have been misclassified.
The parental intent standard "takes into account the shared, settled intent of the parents and then asks whether there has been sufficient acclimatization of the child to trump this intent." Id.
Altitude acclimatization might be useful to enable the achievement of maximum performance and prevent AMS in hypoxic conditions (5,18,25).
IRRs for heat at the expected value indicate no acclimatization to heat in a UHI, and IRRs below that value indicate a degree of such acclimatization (reduced vulnerability).
A research methodology of objective-reality-cognition process, a complex phenomenon of acclimatization of the Holstein livestock to the environmental conditions in North Kazakhstan, provided for a scientific approach of comparative study of imported animals as compared with the local livestock in similar feeding and technological conditions of one farm, ability for homeostasis retention by them that ensured normal life activity, and reproduction of a healthy generation.
Thus, the purpose of the current study was to investigate whether pressure acclimatization training is as effective in Australian football set shot goal kicking, where the pressure applied by opponents is more interactive than the distractions applied by opponents in other sports.
In acclimatization, several metabolic changes can be activated in an attempt to neutralize the damages caused by hydric stress, including the accumulation of different compatible solutes (Hoekstra et al., 2001; Mohammadkhani and Heidari, 2008).
Some studies have noted the importance of radiation and substrate type in moisture retention during the acclimatization of plants cultivated in vitro (SILVA et al., 2008; STEFANELLO et al., 2009).
Among tourist at high altitude it is a common attempt to speed up the acclimatization process by drug use, unfortunately, not rare in a wrong way.
Ex vitro rooting was found beneficial both in terms of rooting results and acclimatization success (87-90% surviving plants).
Morphology of the plantlets prior to acclimatization and the regeneration pathways (direct and indirect) also affect the growth performance of the plantlets after field transfer.