Physiological
Physiological Phys`i*o*log"ic*al, a. Of or pertaining to physiology; relating to the science of the functions of living organism; as, physiological botany or chemistry. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • physiological — c.1600, pertaining to natural science, from PHYSIOLOGY (Cf. physiology) + ICAL (Cf. ical). 1814 as pertaining to physiology. Related: Physiologically …   Etymology dictionary

  • physiological — [fiz΄ē ə läj′i kəl] adj. 1. of physiology 2. characteristic of or promoting normal, or healthy, functioning: Also physiologic physiologically adv …   English World dictionary

  • physiological — or physiologic adjective Date: 1814 1. of or relating to physiology 2. characteristic of or appropriate to an organism s healthy or normal functioning < the sodium level was physiological > 3. differing in, involving, or affecting physiological… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • physiological — phys·i·o·log·i·cal .fiz ē ə läj i kəl or phys·i·o·log·ic ik adj 1) of or relating to physiology 2) characteristic of or appropriate to an organism s healthy or normal functioning 3) differing in, involving, or affecting physiological factors… …   Medical dictionary

  • physiological — adj. Physiological is used with these nouns: ↑consequence, ↑ecology, ↑mechanism, ↑response, ↑symptom …   Collocations dictionary

  • physiological — phys|i|o|log|i|cal [ ,fıziə ladʒıkl ] adjective 1. ) relating to the way that the body of a living thing operates: The drug produced no obvious physiological response. 2. ) relating to physiology as a science …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • physiological — UK [ˌfɪzɪəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l] / US [ˌfɪzɪəˈlɑdʒɪk(ə)l] adjective 1) relating to the way that the body of a living thing operates The drug produced no obvious physiological response. 2) relating to physiology as a science …   English dictionary

  • physiological — physiology ► NOUN 1) the branch of biology concerned with the normal functions of living organisms and their parts. 2) the way in which a living organism or bodily part functions. DERIVATIVES physiological adjective physiologist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • physiological — adj. (also physiologic) of or concerning physiology. Phrases and idioms: physiological salt solution a saline solution having a concentration about equal to that of body fluids. Derivatives: physiologically adv …   Useful english dictionary

  • physiological — physiologically, adv. /fiz ee euh loj i keuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to physiology. 2. consistent with the normal functioning of an organism. Also, physiologic. [1600 10; PHYSIOLOG(Y) + ICAL] * * * …   Universalium

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