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Definition of the noun acclimation

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noun - plural: acclimations

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

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  1. The process of becoming, or the state of being, acclimated, or habituated to a new climate; acclimatization.

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Google previewEngaging Young Readers (2000)

Promoting Achievement and Motivation by Linda Baker, Mariam Jean Dreher, John T. Guthrie

Acclimation is the initial and a requisite stage of professional growth and development.

Google previewHelicobacter pylori (2016)

by Nayoung Kim

Acid acclimation is the ability of H. pylori to maintain periplasmic pH near neutral in an acidic environment [34]. This is distinct from the acid resistance mechanisms that allow bacteria to transit the stomach by maintaining a cytoplasmic pH near ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Temperate Tree Fruit (2003)

by Suman Singha, Tara Baugher

This process of increased environmental tolerance with exposure is called acclimation. Typically, acclimation is a relatively slow process — it may take days to weeks of slowly changing environmental conditions for a tissue or organ to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Water Science (Print) (2003)

by Bobby A. Stewart, Terry Howell

Acclimation is a third mechanism, different from avoidance and adaptation. Acclimation is a response of plants to changing water conditions, and it is generally associated with the synthesis of a specific- set of transcripts. During acclimation ...

Google previewFish Disease (2011)

Diagnosis and Treatment by Edward J. Noga

Acclimation is the physiological adaptation of an animal to a new environment. Acclimation is an important concept to understand in fish health because it helps explain why fish may get sick under one set of circumstances but may be perfectly ...

Google previewEcology (2013)

by W. D. Russell-Hunter

Reverse acclimation is a manifestation of a more general, temperaturemediated respiratory compensation to hypoxic...

Reverse acclimation is an adaptation to aquatic environments characterized by low, rapidly fluctuating temperatures ...

Google previewSensing, Signaling and Cell Adaptation (2002)

by J.M. Storey, K.B. Storey

Hunting for the temperature sensors A central issue in considering single versus multiple signaling pathways for cold acclimation is the question of whether there is one temperature sensor in plant cells or several sensors, which may respond ...

Google previewWater and Development - Volume II (2009)

by Catherine M .Marquette

It has been also suggested that in some quarters a fine distinction is that acclimation is a purely natural process or state, and acclimatization is a process or state influenced by human agency. Studies on acclimatization have been developing ...

Google previewImproving Crop Resistance to Abiotic Stress (2012)

Vol. 1

Nevertheless, this study did clearly show that the additional freezing tolerance obtained during subzero acclimation is the result of complex biological processes that, at least at the level of gene expression, are clearly different from cold ...

Google previewMultum in Parvo (1892)

Notes from the Life and Travels of James Batchelder, a Retired Locomotive Engineer by James Batchelder

The Jardin de Acclimation is a park which attracts all classes of people. The zoological garden is in this park, and is well stocked with animals and birds. A band discourses fine music every afternoon, attracting crowds of people. One of the ...

Google previewSwimming Upstream: Black Males in Adult Education (2014)

New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, Number 144 by Dionne Rosser-Mims, Joni Schwartz, Drayton, Talmadge C. Guy

Acclimation is the process of transitioning the returning vet to the community. In an infomercial entitled “The American Veteran: Education for Returning Vets” ( U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs, ...

Google previewEnvironmental Physiology of Livestock (2012)

by R. J. Collier, J. L. Collier

Acclimation is the coordinated phenotypic response developed by the animal to a specific stressor in the environment (Fregley, 1996), while acclimatization refers to the coordinated response to several individual stressors simultaneously (e.g., ...

Google previewTranslational Genomics for Crop Breeding (2013)

Volume 2 - Improvement for Abiotic Stress, Quality and Yield Improvement by Rajeev Varshney, Roberto Tuberosa

Cold acclimation is a relatively slow, adaptive response that takes place during the fall, when the temperature, length of the day, and light intensity decrease gradually. All these factors are important for attaining a genetically determined ...

Google previewCoral Health and Disease (2004)

by Eugene Rosenberg, Yossi Loya

Acclimation refers to short-term physiological changes that lead to increased tolerance. In general, this term is applied in a situation where an organism is exposed to changes in a single parameter, generally under laboratory conditions.

Google previewBioinformatics Research and Development (2007)

First International Conference, BIRD 2007, Berlin, Germany, March 12-14, 2007, Proceedings by Sepp Hochreiter, Roland Wagner

Introduction Cold acclimation is a biological process that increases freezing tolerance of an organism, which prior to exposure to sub-zero temperatures is subjected to cold stress at temperatures between 0-10oC [1-6]. Many species have ...

Google preview21st Century Anthropology: A Reference Handbook (2010)

by H. James Birx

Acclimation refers to very short-term changes in response to a stress, such as shivering in the cold or sweating in the heat. Acclimatization occurs over days or months, such as adjusting to breathing thinner air at high altitudes. Developmental ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2016)

Acclimation. of. Plants. Due to the sessile nature of the plants, they must adapt to the seasonal and daily changes of temperature and light conditions of the prevailing environment. Additionally ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

acclimation. 1: a normal phenotypic adjustment of an organism to environmental change, including bebavioral, physiological, and morphological changes. 2a: a gradual and reversible physiological or morphological adjustment of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

Thermal acclimation studies reveal how such properties as metabolic rate, muscle contractility, nerve conduction, and heart rate differ between cold and warmacclimated members of the same species. These changes occur naturally during ...

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

by Michael Kent

Acclimation, by ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Engineering and Wastewater Treatment (2016)

by Alireza Bahadori, Scott T. Smith

Acclimation. The dynamic response of a system to the addition or deletion of a substance until equilibrium is reached; adjustment to a change in the environment. Accretion. Gradual addition of sand to a beach or lake shoreline during periods ...

Google previewAne's Encyclopedic Dictionary of General & Applied Entomology (2009)

by Manjit Singh Dhooria

Acclimation: Physiological changes to a changed environment (especially temperature) that allow tolerance of more extreme condition than prior to acclimation. Acclimation in which exposure to gradually cooler temperatures Acron over an ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

Although many benthic habitats are characterized by extremely low light levels, shade acclimation is little documented in freshwaterbenthic algae.Itis, however, a common response of phytoplanktonand macrophytes in habitats characterized ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, Fifth Edition, Volumes One and Two (2006)

by James R. Pfafflin, Edward N. Ziegler

These experiments demonstrated the importance of recent past history of the fish, both the controlled holding temperature imposed in the laboratory prior to testing acclimation and the seasonal environmental temperature when fish were ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health (2011)

by James M. Rippe

Some acclimation may also result from repeated exposure to cold. Clothing and Exercise The insulation offered by clothing assemblies is commonly described in terms of CLO units. One CLO is intended to correspond with normal English ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2015)

by Robert Hine

acclimation The physiological changes occurring in an organism in response to a change in a particular environmental factor (e.g. temperature), ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

acclimation, accommodation, adaptation, adjustment. acclimatize (acclimate; harden). 1: to adapt to a new environment.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biometrics (2009)

I - Z. by Stan Z. Li

Acclimation is the process ...

Google previewDictionary of Agriculture (1998)

by Alan Stephens

acclimation. [aklaouatarzei/n or aklai'mei/nl noun action of becoming acclimatized COMMENTi when an organism such as a plant or animal is acclimatizing, it is adapting physically to different environmental conditions, such as changes in ...

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