Definition of Acclimatisation

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

Exact synonyms: Acclimation, Acclimatization
Generic synonyms: Adaptation, Adaption, Adjustment
Derivative terms: Acclimate, Acclimatise, Acclimatize



Definition of Acclimatisation

1. Noun. Alternative spelling of acclimatization. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Acclimatisation

1. 1. The physiological process through which an organism grows accustomed or adapts to a new environment. 2. In mcrobial cultures, this can involve enzymatic changes that allow it to use an new nutrient source for energy. (06 May 1997)

Acclimatisation Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Acclimatisation Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acclimatisation

acclamate
acclamation
acclamations
acclamatory
acclimatable
acclimatation
acclimate
acclimated
acclimatement
acclimatements
acclimates
acclimating
acclimating fever
acclimation
acclimations
acclimatisation (current term)
acclimatisation society
acclimatisational
acclimatisations
acclimatise
acclimatised
acclimatises
acclimatising
acclimatizable
acclimatization
acclimatizational
acclimatizations
acclimatize
acclimatized
acclimatizer

Literary usage of Acclimatisation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: Or, The Preservation of by Charles Darwin (1882)
"Effects of changed conditions — Use and disuse, combined with natural selection; organs of flight and of vision — acclimatisation — Correlated variation ..."

2. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1892)
"These may bo grouped under the effects of use and disuse, including changed habits and acclimatisation —arrest of development—correlated variation—tho ..."

3. The Health Exhibition Literature (1884)
"THE acclimatisation of fish is, it may be stated in commencing an article on ... Again, in order to render acclimatisation a success large-sized fish should ..."

4. Report of Meeting by ANZAAS, ANZAAS. (1890)
"acclimatisation IN VICTORIA. By WHD LE SOUEF, Assistant Director of the Zoological Society, Melbourne. THE subject of acclimatisation is a record of great ..."

5. Variation in Animals and Plants by Horace Middleton Vernon (1903)
"Adaptability a fundamental property of protoplasm—Instances of adaptive variation in plants—acclimatisation of Protozoa to high temperature, to poisons, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Acclimatisation

Search for Acclimatisation on Dictionary.com!Search for Acclimatisation on Thesaurus.com!Search for Acclimatisation on Google!Search for Acclimatisation on Wikipedia!

Search