What is acclimation? Posted in General Zoology A response by an animal that enables it to tolerate a change in a single factor (e.g. temperature) in its environment. The term is applied most commonly to animals used in laboratory experiments and implies a change in only one factor. Share this:EmailFacebookGoogleReddit Related posts: What are fossils? What is Genetic Engineering? How is molecular information obtained for molecular phylogeny? What is Zoogeography? What can fossils tell us about evolution?