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Descriptor in English: Adaptation, Biological
Descriptor in Spanish: Adaptación Biológica
Descriptor in Portuguese: Adaptação Biológica
Descriptor in French: Adaptation biologique
Entry term(s): Adaptation, Biologic
Biologic Adaptation
Biological Adaptation
Tree number(s): G16.012
SP4.102.083
Scope note: Changes in biological features that help an organism cope with its ENVIRONMENT. These changes include physiological (ADAPTATION, PHYSIOLOGICAL), phenotypic and genetic changes.
Annotation: much of biol adapt will be ADAPTATION, PHYSIOLOGICAL as more specific; mimicry except for MOLECULAR MIMICRY goes here; DF: ADAPTATION BIOL
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
See also the descriptors: Adaptation, Physiological MeSH
DeCS UI: 228
Descriptor UI: D000220
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/02
Adaptation, Biological - Preferred
Concept UI M0000338
Scope note Changes in biological features that help an organism cope with its ENVIRONMENT. These changes include physiological (ADAPTATION, PHYSIOLOGICAL), phenotypic and genetic changes.
Preferred term Adaptation, Biological
Entry term(s) Adaptation, Biologic
Biologic Adaptation
Biological Adaptation



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