adaption

Definitions of adaption
  1. noun
    the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions)
    synonyms: adaptation, adjustment
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    acclimation, acclimatisation, acclimatization
    adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment)
    dedifferentiation
    the loss of specialization in form or function
    domestication
    adaptation to intimate association with human beings
    differentiation, specialisation, specialization
    (biology) the structural adaptation of some body part for a particular function
    type of:
    biological process, organic process
    a process occurring in living organisms
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