preacclimation

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • pre-acclimation

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ acclimation

Adjective[edit]

preacclimation (not comparable)

  1. Prior to becoming acclimated
    a preacclimation response to sunlight.

Noun[edit]

preacclimation

  1. (biology) Acclimation in advance of a particular stimulus or treatment
    • 1999, Fatih Büyüksönmez et al., “Optimization of Simultaneous Chemical and Biological Mineralization of Perchloroethylene”[1], Applied and Environmental Microbiology, volume 65, number 6: 
      We previously showed that the toxic effects of Fenton's reagent were sufficiently reduced by preacclimation of microorganisms to high concentrations of hydrogen peroxide.

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