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phys·i·o·log·i·cal

 (fĭz′ē-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) also phys·i·o·log·ic (-ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to physiology.
2. Being in accord with or characteristic of the normal functioning of a living organism.

phys′i·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.

physiological

(ˌfɪzɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or

physiologic

adj
1. (Physiology) of or relating to physiology
2. (Physiology) of or relating to normal healthful functioning; not pathological
ˌphysioˈlogically adv

phys•i•o•log•i•cal

(ˌfɪz i əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl)

also phys`i•o•log′ic,



adj.
1. of or pertaining to physiology.
2. consistent with the normal functioning of an organism.
[1600–10]
phys`i•o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.physiological - of or relating to the biological study of physiology; "physiological psychology"; "Pavlov's physiological theories"
2.physiological - of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning; "physiologic functions"; "physiological processes"
physical - involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit; "physical exercise"; "physical suffering"; "was sloppy about everything but her physical appearance"
Translations

physiological

[ˈfɪzɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJfisiológico

physiological

[ˌfɪziəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] adjphysiologique

physiological

physiological

[ˌfɪzɪəˈlɒdʒɪkl] adjfisiologico/a

physiological, physiologic

adj fisiológico
References in classic literature ?
The better we are acquainted with the physiological, psychological, and historical laws deduced by observation and by which man is controlled, and the more correctly we perceive the physiological, psychological, and historical causes of the action, and the simpler the action we are observing and the less complex the character and mind of the man in question, the more subject to inevitability and the less free do our actions and those of others appear.
The point in discussion was the question then in vogue: Is there a line to be drawn between psychological and physiological phenomena in man?
The consequence of this is that the treatment of many forms of insanity has grown more psychological and less physiological than it used to be.
Clare had studied the curves of those lips so many times that he could reproduce them mentally with ease: and now, as they again confronted him, clothed with colour and life, they sent an AURA over his flesh, a breeze through his nerves, which wellnigh produced a qualm; and actually produced, by some mysterious physiological process, a prosaic sneeze.
It is to use the Rouquayrol apparatus, invented by two of your own countrymen, which I have brought to perfection for my own use, and which will allow you to risk yourself under these new physiological conditions without any organ whatever suffering.
We'll give up bones today and have eyes instead; that will be more interesting to you," added Rose, seeing no ardent thirst for physiological information in his face.
I have chosen this example because an explanation is not in this case applicable, which most naturalists would advance, namely, that specific characters are more variable than generic, because they are taken from parts of less physiological importance than those commonly used for classing genera.
These marks are his signature, his physiological autograph, so to speak, and this autograph can not be counterfeited, nor can he disguise it or hide it away, nor can it become illegible by the wear and mutations of time.
The physiological advantages of the practice of injection are undeniable, if one thinks of the tremendous waste of human time and energy occasioned by eating and the digestive process.
I shall ask our Physiological Lecturer why he never gave us that exquisite Theory
There are nerves and muscles in our frames whose functions and whose methods of working it seems a sort of sacrilege to describe by cold physiological names and surgical technicalities, and the monk's talk suggested to me something of this kind.
He had still to undergo that hour of pillory which Master Florian Barbedienne had so judiciously added to the sentence of Messire Robert d'Estouteville; all to the greater glory of the old physiological and psychological play upon words of Jean de Cumène,

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