any of various natural substances used in herbal medicine to normalize and regulate the systems of the body
any of various natural substances that work through the adrenal glands to produce adjustments in the body to combat stress and increase resistance to stress, and which usually produce no side effects
Adaptogens such as the herbs garlic, ginseng, echinacea, ginkgo, goldenseal, and taheebo are natural substances that benefit the body.
Greek adapto ‘to adjust’ and the suffix gen ‘producing’
adaptometer adaptometer ad·ap·tom·e·ter (ād’āp-tŏm’ĭ-tər) n. A device for determining the course of ocular dark adaptation and for measuring the minimum light threshold.
a person or thing that . a connector for joining parts or devices having different sizes, designs, etc., enabling them to be fitted or to work together. Also called plug adapter, adapter plug. a device that connects an electrical plug to an outlet that has a different plug shape: Last time I traveled, I brought […]
the sixth month of the Jewish calendar. Historical Examples It is observed in the month Adar, which corresponds with our February and March. Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I Francis Augustus Cox And they ordained to keep this day year by year, the thirteenth day of Adar. The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall Adar y […]
- Adar sheni
an intercalary month of the Jewish calendar, added between Adar and Nisan; Veadar.