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Meaning of ACCLIMATIZATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment)
 

ACCLIMATIZATION is a 15 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: acclimation, acclimatisation
 
 See Also: adaptation, adjustment

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac*cli"ma*ti*za"tion\, n.
The act of acclimatizing; the process of inuring to a new
climate, or the state of being so inured. --Darwin.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The physiological process through which an organism grows accustomed to a new environment. In microbial cultures, this can involve enzymatic changes that allow it to use an new nutrient source for energy.
 

 

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