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adaptation


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(ad-ăp-tay-shŏn)

1 the phenomenon in which a sense organ shows a gradually diminishing response to continuous or repetitive stimulation.

2 a process of change to enable adjustment to a condition or an environment.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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