physiological condition


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Noun1.physiological condition - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
wakefulness - a periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world; "consciousness during wakefulness in a sane person is pretty well ordered and familiar"
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
bloodiness - the state of being bloody
incompatibility - (immunology) the degree to which the body's immune system will try to reject foreign material (as transfused blood or transplanted tissue)
acathexia - an inability to retain bodily secretions
angiotelectasia - dilation and enlargement of arterioles
torpidity, torpor - a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility; "he fell into a deep torpor"
agalactia, agalactosis - a condition in which milk is not secreted in the mother's breasts after her child has been delivered
anaesthesia, anesthesia - loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
anhidrosis, anhydrosis - failure of the sweat glands
arousal - a state of heightened physiological activity
sleep, slumber - a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended; "he didn't get enough sleep last night"; "calm as a child in dreamless slumber"
sopor, sleep - a torpid state resembling deep sleep
drive - a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
elastosis - breakdown of elastic tissue (as the loss of elasticity in the skin of elderly people that results from degeneration of connective tissue)
flatulence, flatulency, gas - a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal
flection, flexion, flexure - the state of being flexed (as of a joint)
estrus, oestrus, rut, heat - applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
anestrum, anestrus, anoestrum, anoestrus - applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or interval of sexual inactivity between two periods of estrus
hypercapnia, hypercarbia - the physical condition of having the presence of an abnormally high level of carbon dioxide in the circulating blood
acapnia, hypocapnia - a state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normal; can result from deep or rapid breathing
asphyxia - a condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis; caused by choking or drowning or electric shock or poison gas
oxygen debt - a cumulative deficit of oxygen resulting from intense exercise; the deficit must be made up when the body returns to rest
hyperthermia, hyperthermy - abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)
normothermia - normal body temperature
hypothermia - subnormal body temperature
muscularity - the physiological state of having or consisting of muscle
myasthenia - any muscular weakness
infertility, sterility - the state of being unable to produce offspring; in a woman it is an inability to conceive; in a man it is an inability to impregnate
false pregnancy, pseudocyesis - physiological state in which a woman exhibits symptoms of pregnancy but is not pregnant
maternity, pregnancy, gestation - the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
rigor mortis - temporary stiffness of joints and muscular rigidity occurring after death
vitalisation, vitalization - the state of being vitalized and filled with life
good health, healthiness - the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
fecundity, fertility - the state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring
potence, potency - the state of being potent; a male's capacity to have sexual intercourse
pathological state - a physical condition that is caused by disease
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
cellularity - the state of having cells
addiction, dependance, habituation, dependence, dependency - being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
suspended animation - a temporary cessation of vital functions with loss of consciousness resembling death; usually resulting from asphyxia
cryptobiosis - a state in which an animal's metabolic activities come to a reversible standstill
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"In order to understand this type, we must first be quite clear in regard to the leading physiological condition on which it depends: this condition is what I call GREAT HEALTHINESS.
"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.
Although the Americans with Disabilities Act specifically excludes transsexuality as a disability, Barnabee said, "Advances in medical and scientific research in the 12 years since ADA passed show transsexualism is no choice but a physiological condition."
POCKET WINVIEW enables clinicians to stay in touch with a patient's ECG and physiological condition while remaining mobile, by tapping directly into the monitoring network.
PHYSIOLOGICAL CONDITION, DIETARY AVAILABILITY AND CHOICE FOR NEOTROPICAL WOODLAND MIGRANTS AT RIPARIAN STOPOVER SITES IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA.
The Workers' Compensation Commission found that Anderson did not aggravate her preexisting physiological condition when she fell.
Rudolf Jaenisch of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has stated that the genes of the body cell used for nuclear transfer are not in the appropriate physiological condition to allow for normal development into another member of the species.
True aromatherapy is when you choose particular essential oils to add to your shampoo for a specific intent, e.g., to encourage hair growth, fight a specific physiological condition of the scalp, help clarify the mind, encourage memory, or help center and relax yourself before a big day.
Increased asymmetry was associated with lower physiological condition in both co ntrol and stressed populations, although the effect of asymmetry on fitness was more pronounced under stressful conditions.
This algorithmically derived "FitnessAge" represents that person's physiological condition in years.
Uptake and bioconcentration of organic contaminants by marine bivalves depends on a specific compound's bioavailability, the duration of exposure, and the population's physiological condition. Species differ in their uptake rates due to differences in filtration rate, lipid content, and habitat.
This is also a concerning condition which actually doesn't need to be so because it's a physiological condition and it depends on the development of the hips and lower extremities of the kids and usually it improves with time.

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