high-altitude adjustment

high-altitude adjustment

the physiological adjustment to atmospheric pressure that occurs when an animal moves into high altitudes from a lower one, including changes in the respiratory and circulatory system, causing an increase in red blood cells and haemoglobin content of the blood. See ACCLIMATIZATION, and ADAPTATION, PHYSIOLOGICAL.
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