acclimation


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acclimation

[‚ak·lə′mā·shən]
(biology)
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(1994) Effects of training and acclimation on heat tolerance in exercising men wearing protective clothing.
We hypothesized that locomotion would decrease under acute osmotic stress and that a salinity threshold exists for which acclimation is not possible.
The present study was designed to evaluate thermal tolerance responses after different acclimation temperatures in Pargo-UNAM juveniles and determine the aerobic scope with the chase method.
An important outstanding question is how key metabolic parameters, such as activation energy, are influenced by organismal responses including thermal acclimation. We investigated how thermal acclimation influences key MTE model parameters for adult spring peeper frogs (Psendacris crucifer), by using the rate of their observable respiratory movements as a proxy for metabolic rate.
Joshua Smith, despite having a much bigger frame and longer acclimation with TNT, was only able to contribute 12 points.
The advanced facility creates every ecosystem of the ocean in the middle ofBaltimore, creating 15,000 gallons of saltwater and freshwater each month.<br />Home to up to 1,500 animals at any given time, the pools provide a place for care and acclimation for species from beta fish to sharks and expands the capacity for off-exhibit and rescue animal care.
In addition, alterations in the activity of antioxidant enzymes (ascorbate peroxidase, catalase and superoxide dismutase), free proline content and their relation to LT 50 with cold resistance were investigated, and three breeding lines were selected at cold acclimation and non-acclimationconditions.
The mock trial on April 18 was held so that the judges and legal counsel may better prepare for the changes in court style to speed up acclimation to the new system in May.
Animal advocates say the better the transition for a new puppy (the Kennel Club says that its first 16 weeks "goes a long way" to ensure a puppy's successful acclimation and socialization) the happier its owners.
The opposite effect has been observed when plants are exposed to low or declining temperatures [5], and the absence of thermal acclimation has been reported in other studies [6].
For this reason, the acclimation response to temperature change is a pivotal reaction in maintaining their homeostasis under new environmental conditions.