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Adaptation, Biological definition: Changes in biological features that help an organism cope with its ENVIRONMENT. These changes include physiological (ADAPTATION, PHYSIOLOGICAL), phenotypic and genetic changes.
Environment definition: The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.
environment definition: sum of the conditions in an organism's surroundings, including physical and chemical factors and other organisms; does not apply to the organism's internal milieu.
environment definition: Physical surroundings, conditions, or influences in the residence, neighborhood, and/or community.
Environment definition: The totality of surrounding conditions.
Environment and Public Health definition: Natural and man-made environments and their impact on public health.
Environment Design definition: The structuring of the environment to permit or promote specific patterns of behavior.
Environment, Controlled definition: A state in which the environs of hospitals, laboratories, domestic and animal housing, work places, spacecraft, and other surroundings are under technological control with regard to air conditioning, heating, lighting, humidity, ventilation, and other ambient features. The concept includes control of atmospheric composition. (From Jane's Aerospace Dictionary, 3d ed)
controlled environment definition: state in which the environs of hospitals, laboratories, domestic and animal housing, work places, spacecraft, and other surroundings are under technological control with regard to air conditioning, heating, lighting, humidity, ventilation, and other ambient features; includes control of atmospheric composition.
Extraterrestrial Environment definition: The environment outside the earth or its atmosphere. The environment may refer to a closed cabin (such as a space shuttle or space station) or to space itself, the moon, or other planets.
extraterrestrial environment definition: environment outside the earth or its atmosphere; may refer to a closed cabin (such as a space shuttle or space station) or to space itself, the moon, or other planets.
Hospice definition: Actions performed to support the provision of offering and/or providing care for terminally ill persons.
Hospices definition: Facilities or services which are especially devoted to providing palliative and supportive care to the patient with a terminal illness and to the patient's family.
hospice definition: facility that provides palliative and supportive care for terminally ill patients and their families.
Hospice definition: An establishment that provides palliative and supportive care for terminally ill patients and their families via physical, psychological, social and other forms of care
Schools definition: Educational institutions.
school definition: organization that provides instruction.
School definition: An educational institution.
Social Environment definition: The aggregate of social and cultural institutions, forms, patterns, and processes that influence the life of an individual or community.
socioenvironment definition: involving a combination of social and environmental factors.
Workplace definition: Place or physical location of work or employment.
work site definition: location or environment where an individual is employed; e.g. office, laboratory, building, warehouse, etc.
Worksite definition: Place or physical location of work or employment.
work place definition: An office address. First choice for business related contacts during business hours.
controlled environment chamber definition: fixed area (room) that is under technological control with regard to air conditioning, heating, lighting, humidity, ventilation, and other ambient features; includes control of atmospheric composition.
saltwater environment definition: living in or surrounded by water containing a large amount of salt.
home definition: Place of residence.
Home definition: A person's permanent place of residence.
Bank definition: An officially chartered institution empowered to receive deposits, make loans, and provide checking and savings account services, all at a profit.
Street definition: A thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings.
Farm definition: A tract of land cultivated for the purpose of agricultural production or devoted to the raising and breeding of domestic animals.
water environment definition: aquatic habitat; living in or growing in or on water.
ward definition: large room in a hospital for the accomodation of several patients.
osmotic tolerance to host environment definition: OBSOLETE. The responsive adjustment of an organism to the osmotic conditions in or around its host organism. The host is defined as the larger of the organisms involved in a symbiotic interaction. [GOC:mtg_pamgo_17jul06]
pH tolerance to host environment definition: OBSOLETE. The responsive adjustment of an organism to the pH conditions in or around its host organism. The host is defined as the larger of the organisms involved in a symbiotic interaction. [GOC:mtg_pamgo_17jul06]
energy taxis in host environment definition: The directed movement of a motile cell or organism in the environment of its host organism in response to physical parameters involved in energy generation, such as light, oxygen, and oxidizable substrates. The host is defined as the larger of the organisms involved in a symbiotic interaction. [GOC:mtg_pamgo_17jul06]
chemotaxis in host environment definition: The directed movement of a motile cell or organism in response to a specific chemical concentration gradient on, within or near its host organism. The host is defined as the larger of the organisms involved in a symbiotic interaction. [GOC:mtg_pamgo_17jul06]
aerotaxis in host environment definition: The movement of a motile cell or organism in response to environmental oxygen on, within or near its host organism. The host is defined as the larger of the organisms involved in a symbiotic interaction. [GOC:mtg_pamgo_17jul06]
environment definition: Ambiance.
environment definition: Environnement, milieu.
surroundings definition: Alentours.
surroundings definition: Entourage.
 
 
deGerman
Umgebung definition: [1] allgemein: Bereich um einen Ort [2] allgemein: Personen im Umkreis von jemandem [3] Mathematik: Teilmenge in einem topologischen Raum, die eine offene Teilmenge enthält, die einen bestimmten Punkt des Raumes enthält [4] Physik: Medium, das mit einem betrachteten System verbunden ist und mit dem das System Materie oder Energie austauschen kann
Umwelt definition: [1] die nähere oder weiter entfernte Umgebung, die einen direkten oder indirekten Einfluss auf dieses Lebewesen und seine Lebensbedingungen ausübt [2] Menschen in der Umgebung, mit denen jemand in sozialem Kontakt steht
Umfeld definition: [1] Gesamtheit der natürlichen, sozialen und wirtschaftlichen Verhältnisse [2] Gruppe von Menschen, die jemanden umgibt [3] einen Ort umgebender Bereich, physikalische Umgebung
 
frFrench
environnement definition: Ce qui est aux environs ; ce qui entoure.
environnement definition: Nature.
environnement definition: On peut parler également d’environnement de travail.
conjoncture definition: État, disposition, résultat d’une rencontre de circonstances.
conjoncture definition: Situation économique à un certain moment, et son évolution à court terme, de quelques mois à un an.
milieu definition: endroit qui, dans un lieu ou un objet, est également distant de la périphérie ou des extrémités.
milieu definition: Le milieu d'un segment est le point situé à égale distance des extrémités du segment.
milieu definition: Il se dit le plus souvent, dans une acception moins rigoureuse, de tout endroit qui est à une distance plus ou moins égale des extrémités, de la périphérie.
milieu definition: Se dit aussi du point qui est également éloigné des deux termes d’un espace de temps.
milieu definition: Il se dit aussi en parlant des écrits ou des discours, par rapport à leur commencement et à leur fin.
milieu definition: Il se dit de ce qui est également éloigné de tout ce qui est extrême, exagéré, qui dépasse la mesure.
milieu definition: Se dit d’une substance dans laquelle un corps est placé, ou qui est traversée par un corps ou une radiation.
milieu definition: Il se dit de l’ensemble des conditions où vivent les animaux et les végétaux.
milieu definition: Il se dit aussi de l’élément propre à la vie d’un être.
milieu definition: Société où nous vivons.
péritélévision definition: Ensemble des techniques utilisant un récepteur de télévision, en vue d'applications autres que la visualisation directe d'un programme de télévision à l'aide d'appareils associés au récepteur.
ambiance definition: Milieu matériel, intellectuel ou moral.