ALL meanings of adaptions

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  • noun adaptions the act of adapting. 1
  • noun adaptions the state of being adapted; adjustment. 1
  • noun adaptions something produced by adapting: an adaptation of a play for television. 1
  • noun adaptions Biology. any alteration in the structure or function of an organism or any of its parts that results from natural selection and by which the organism becomes better fitted to survive and multiply in its environment. a form or structure modified to fit a changed environment. the ability of a species to survive in a particular ecological niche, especially because of alterations of form or behavior brought about through natural selection. 1
  • noun adaptions Physiology. the decrease in response of sensory receptor organs, as those of vision, touch, temperature, olfaction, audition, and pain, to changed, constantly applied, environmental conditions. 1
  • noun adaptions Ophthalmology. the regulating by the pupil of the quantity of light entering the eye. 1
  • noun adaptions Also, adaption [uh-dap-shuh n] /əˈdæp ʃən/ (Show IPA). Sociology. a slow, usually unconscious modification of individual and social activity in adjustment to cultural surroundings. 1
  • noun adaptions Plural form of adaption. 1
  • noun adaptions plural of adaption. 0
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