Definition of Physiological

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the biological study of physiology. "Pavlov's physiological theories"

Derivative terms: Physiology
Partainyms: Physiology



2. Adjective. Of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning. "Physiological processes"
Exact synonyms: Physiologic
Similar to: Physical
Derivative terms: Physiology, Physiology, Physiology

Definition of Physiological

1. a. Of or pertaining to physiology; relating to the science of the functions of living organism; as, physiological botany or chemistry.

Definition of Physiological

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to physiology. ¹

2. Adjective. Relating to the action of a drug when given to a healthy person, as distinguished from its therapeutic action. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Physiological

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Physiological

1. Of or pertaining to physiology; relating to the science of the functions of living organism; as, physiological botany or chemistry. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Physiological Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Physiological

physiologic excavation
physiologic hypertrophy
physiologic incompatibility
physiologic leukocytosis
physiologic occlusion
physiologic pH
physiologic rest position
physiologic retraction ring
physiologic scotoma
physiologic tremor
physiologic unit
physiologic vertigo
physiological (current term)
physiological adaptation
physiological anatomy
physiological chemistry
physiological condition
physiological drives
physiological homeostasis
physiological intracranial calcification
physiological jaundice of the newborn
physiological nystagmus
physiological processes
physiological property
physiological psychology
physiological reaction
physiological sphincter

Literary usage of Physiological

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1922)
"RAYMOND DODGE Wesleyan University The Origin and Development of the Nervous System from a physiological Viewpoint. By CM CHILD. University of Chicago Press, ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1887)
"Elements of physiological Psychology. A Treatise of the Activities and Nature of the Mind from the Physical and Experimental Point of View. ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"BY HENRY SEWALL, Ph.D., MD, PROFESSOR OF physiological. ... To the same physiological category belongs the familiar fact that the pupil of the eye dilates ..."

4. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1898)
"(From the physiological Laboratory of the Medical Department of Western Reserve ... Usually physiological albuminuria is of the kind designated by Pavy as ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1882)
"An examination of the literature on the subject shows that up to this time our knowledge of its physiological and therapeutical action is quite imperfect, ..."

6. Diet in Health and Disease by Julius Friedenwald, John Ruhräh (1907)
"It is for the physiological chemist to ascertain whether different metabolic ... physiological Phosphaturia. A diet which is rich in alkaline carbonates, ..."

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