physiological


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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
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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.
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.
Now be quiet, while I reel off my physiological lecture to you.
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.
The tiger, whose nature teaches him to delight in shedding blood, needs but the sense of smell to show him when his prey is within his reach, and by following this instinct he is enabled to measure the leap necessary to permit him to spring on his victim; but man, on the contrary, loathes the idea of blood -- it is not alone that the laws of social life inspire him with a shrinking dread of taking life; his natural construction and physiological formation" --
I shall ask our Physiological Lecturer why he never gave us that exquisite Theory
Now, however, Aylmer resumed these half-forgotten investigations; not, of course, with such hopes or wishes as first suggested them; but because they involved much physiological truth and lay in the path of his proposed scheme for the treatment of Georgiana.
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.
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,
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.
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.

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