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Definition of the noun acclimatization

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noun - plural: acclimatizations

  1. adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment)

Alternative definition of the noun acclimatization


  1. The act of acclimatizing; the process of inuring to a new climate, or the state of being so inured.

Specialised definition of the noun acclimatization

Glossary of sports

physiological changes that occur in the process of adapting to a new environment, such as high altitude. (Mark H. Anshel. 1991. Dictionary of the Sport and Exercise Sciences. Human Kinetics Books Champaign, Illinois)

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Google previewHorticultural Reviews (2010)

by Jules Janick

Acclimatization refers to the physiological adaptation of plants to changes in climate or environment...

while acclimatization is the homeostatic response to complex changes in multiple environmental parameters (Lambers et al.

Google previewErgonomic Workplace Design for Health, Wellness, and Productivity (2016)

by Alan Hedge

Acclimatization is the progressive change in a physiological response that occurs after repeated exposure to heat.

Behavioral acclimatization refers to the behaviors that are employed to reduce thermal illness.

Google previewHeat Stress and Animal Productivity (2012)

by Anjali Aggarwal, Ramesh Upadhyay

Acclimatization is the process by which an animal adapts to several stressors within its natural environment (Bligh 1976)...

Acclimatization is a process that takes several days to weeks to occur via homeorhetic and not homeostatic mechanism ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Medicine (2010)

by Lyle J. Micheli

Acclimatization is the physiologic method of progressively increasing sleeping altitude. Published guidelines state that once above 2,500 m, the altitude at which one sleeps should not be increased by more than 600 m in 24 hours and an ...

Google previewErgonomics Guidelines and Problem Solving (2000)

by A. Mital, Å. Kilbom, S. Kumar

Acclimatization is an important physiological mechanism to enhance heat tolerance. During successive exposures to heat stress a person will exhibit progressively less physiological strain (lower core temperature and heart rate). This is ...

Google previewHuman Biological Diversity (2015)

by Daniel E. Brown

ACCLIMATIZATION. Acclimatization is a form of phenotypic plasticity that enables an individual...

Google previewThe Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual (2008)

by Christopher A. Sanford, Elaine C. Jong

Acclimatization Acclimatization is the process whereby the body adapts to a hot environment.

Google previewThe Adventurer's Handbook (2010)

From Surviving an Anaconda Attack to Finding Your Way Out of a Desert by Mick Conefrey

Acclimatization is the process of adapting to altitude, and in general it is best when not rushed. The walk in to a base camp may seem tedious, but it is a vital first stage on any mountain-climbing expedition. Imagine a group of climbers heading ...

Google previewCoral Health and Disease (2004)

by Eugene Rosenberg, Yossi Loya

Acclimatization refers to longer-term phenotypic changes in response to changes in the natural environment. Such phenotypic responses are usually reversible. The process is limited by genotype, which determines the ultimate ability of a ...

Google previewModern Applications of Plant Biotechnology in Pharmaceutical Sciences (2015)

by Saurabh Bhatia, Kiran Sharma, Randhir Dahiya, Tanmoy Bera

Acclimatization is a key step to successful production. Tissue cultured plants may develop water stress upon transfer out of the test tube. Plants that do not acclimatize to the greenhouse die quickly. Leaves wilt, shrivel, and fall off. Root tips may ...

Google preview21st Century Anthropology: A Reference Handbook (2010)

by H. James Birx

Acclimatization occurs over days or months, such as adjusting to breathing thinner air at high altitudes. Developmental acclimatization is a change in body structure over an individual's lifetime, ...

Google previewThe Complete Guide to Your Manager's BS (2005)

by D. Kelly

Acclimatization is the key. Silent or quiet observation is ...

Google previewYear Book of Sports Medicine 2012 (2012)

by Roy J Shephard

Heat acclimatization is a relatively slow process, and to maximize adjustments, both physiologic and psychological, it is necessary for athletes to live on site in the hot environment rather than undergo physiologic acclimation in an ...

Google previewTelecourse Student Guide (2013)

by Robert Jurmain, Lynn Kilgore, Wenda Trevathan, Russell Ciochon

Acclimatization refers to physiological responses to changes in the environment that occur ...

Google previewCritical Care Study Guide (2010)

Text and Review by Gerard J. Criner, Rodger E. Barnette, Gilbert E. D'Alonzo

acclimatization is a process by which strenuous exercise on a regular basis over weeks to months results in physiologic tolerance to heat stress . The acclimatized athlete develops a lower temperature and physical exertion ...

Google previewWilderness First Responder (2010)

How to Recognize, Treat, and Prevent Emergencies in the Backcountry by Buck Tilton

Acclimatization is a complex physiological process involving, first and very importantly, an increased rate and depth of breathing. Heavy breathing increases the oxygen content of the blood, thus getting more oxygen to body tissues. It is OK to ...

Google previewThe New Standard Encyclopedia (1903)

by William A. Colledge, Nathan Haskell Dole, George Jotham Hagar

Acclimatization is an acclimation so conducted as to adapt the organism permanently, to its new home. These words have been found fault with on the ground that the influences to which an organism is subjected from change of locality are not ...

Google previewThe High Altitude Medicine Handbook (2003)

by Andrew J. Pollard, David R. Murdoch

Acclimatization is the key to improving performance at altitude. Asthma Interestingly, asthma often improves at altitude because the less dense air reduces resistance in the airways (true peak flow measured with a spirometer increases) and ...

Google previewPediatric Primary Care (2012)

by Catherine E. Burns, Ardys M. Dunn, Margaret A. Brady, Nancy Barber Starr, Catherine G. Blosser, Dawn Lee Garzon

Heat acclimatization refers to length, frequency and level of practice, protective equipment that is ...

Google previewFood & Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet & Exercise (2017)

by Michael Kent

Acclimatization to medium altitudes (1829 m above sea level) takes about two weeks, but acclimatization to high altitudes (more than 3048 m above sea level) may take much longer. Many elite athletes train at medium altitudes to benefit from ...

Google previewDictionary of Global Climate Change (2012)

by W.J. Maunder

ACCAD see Advisory Committee on Climate Applications and Data of the WMO World Climate Programme acclimatization Acclimatization is the process by which people and animals become adapted to an unfamiliar set of climatic conditions.

Google previewA Dictionary of Animal Behaviour (2014)

by David McFarland

The term *acclimatization is reserved for the complex of adaptive processes that occurs under natural conditions. acclimatization A form of reversible *adaptation by which an animal is able to alter its *tolerance of environmental factors.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Endurance in Sport (2008)

by R. J. Shephard, P.-O. Astrand

acclimatization from a recent report (Montain et al. 1996). As noted earlier, body core temperature is reduced while cardiovascular strain is lessened through a lowered heart rate, increased stroke volume and a better-defended blood pressure.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

acclimatization. 1. The progressive adaptation of an organism to any change in its natural environment that subjects it to physiological stress.2. The overall sum of processes by which an organism attempts to compensate for conditions that ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone's Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science and Medicine (2008)

by Sheila Jennett

acclimatization adjustment of physiological processes in response to a change from ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

See Acclimatization. Acclimation. See Acclimatization. Acclimatization. Becoming accustomed to a climate; acclimatation; acclimation. RTI'TH; Taft'TH, GRR. RI-3: Acclimatize. To become accustomed to a different environment. *TT'TH RHI ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

acclimatization. acclimate. 1: acclimatize. 2a: inure, accustom, harden. 2b: adapt. acclimation. 1: a normal phenotypic ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine (2006)

by Michael Kent

altitude acclimatization altitude acclimatization Reversible physiological adaptations to high altitudes. Although a number of environmental factors change with altitude, the adaptations are mainly in response to lower oxygen partial ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

acclimatization requires from seven to ten days (figure 37.3). This action of the kidneys, which reduces the alkaline inhibition of ventilation, was once thought to be the major reason ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Shivering, increased muscular tone and metabolic acclimatization are used to increase heat production. The latter condition involves changes in the metabolic processes that develop after exposure to cold for an extended period.

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