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from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating or pertaining to adaptation, or the adjustment of one thing to another; adaptive: in biology, applied to physiological or functional modifications of parts or organs, as distinguished from morphological or structural changes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective having a capacity for adaptation. Opposed to maladaptive.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Relating or pertaining to adaptation, or the adjustment of one thing to another; adaptive
  • adjective biology Applied to physiological or functional modifications of parts or organs, as distinguished from morphological or structural changes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to adaptation

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