Descriptor English: Adaptation
Descriptor Spanish: Adaptación
Descriptor Portuguese: Adaptação
Descriptor French: Adaptation
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.377.012
Scope note: The process and the result of physical, biological and psychological changes of an organism or a population in order to adjust to given environmental conditions. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
DeCS ID: 34964
Unique ID: DDCS034964
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Adaptation - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060830
Preferred term Adaptation

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