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Definition of the noun acclimatization

What does acclimatization mean as a name of something?

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 previewEncyclopedia of Sports Medicine (2010)

by Lyle J. Micheli, M.D.

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 previewCDC Health Information for International Travel 2016 (2015)

by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention of Heat Disorders Heat Acclimatization Heat acclimatization is a process of physiologic adaptation to a hot environment that occurs in both residents and visitors. The result of acclimatization is an ...

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 previewHuman Biological Diversity (2015)

by Daniel E. Brown

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

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 previewAdapting to a Changing Environment (2011)

Confronting the Consequences of Climate Change by Tim R. McClanahan, Joshua Cinner

When change is rapid, acclimatization is the most likely response (on the scales of hours to days).

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 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 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 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 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, such as ...

Google previewFerri's Clinical Advisor 2015 (2014)

5 Books in 1 by Fred F. Ferri

COMMENTS • Acclimatization is the process in which an individual who normally resides at low altitude adapts to hypobaric hypoxia to improve tolerance and performance at higher altitude. These mechanisms include: 1.

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 previewPrinciples of Plant Genetics and Breeding (2012)

by George Acquaah

Acclimatization is the process whereby the breeder exposes the plant to a gradual change in its environment (e.g., change in humidity, photoperiod, temperature, pH) over a short period of day or weeks. The purpose of this treatment is to allow ...

Google previewTrekking the Annapurna Circuit Including New NATT-trails which Avoid the Road (2011)

A Guide Book to One of the Finest Trekking Areas of Nepal and the World by Andrées de Ruiter, Prem Rai

Planning a schedule with enough time for acclimatization is the most important thing to have a 40 Crossing Thorong La and the dangers ...

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 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 previewExercise Physiology for Health, Fitness, and Performance (2007)

by Sharon Plowman, Denise Smith

Acclimatization refers to adaptive changes that occur when an individual undergoes prolonged or repeated exposure to a stressful environment; these changes reduce the physiological strain produced by such an environment.

Google previewBiology (2014)

by Eldra Solomon, Charles Martin, Diana Martin, Linda Berg

Acclimatization is the process of adjustment to seasonal changes. • When challenged by a drop in surrounding temperature, many small endotherms enter a state of torpor. Torpor is an adaptive hypothermia; body temperature is maintained ...

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