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auditory adaptation
The ability to adapt to changes in sound, as evidenced by changes in the auditory threshold resulting from exposure to sound.
This entry is located in the following unit: audio-, aud-, audi-, audit- + (page 4)
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adaptation
Adjustment of structures or modes of living (including methods of reproduction) that better fit an organism to its environment, thereby favoring successful competition with other organisms and survival.
adaptation (s), adaptations (pl) (noun forms)
Social patterns of behavior that enable a culture, or cultures, to cope with their environments.