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adaptation syndrome(1) General adaptation syndrome, see there.
(2) Space adaptation syndrome, see there.
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adaptation syndromeThe psychological and hormonal responses to acute stress, such as severe injury, or to prolonged stress. The immediate shock reaction, featuring release of cortisols and adrenaline, is followed by a phase of increasing adaptation to the injured state and then either by healing or by bodily decline.
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