physio-, physi-

1. Physical, physiological. 2. Natural, relating to physics. [G. physis, nature]

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  • physio- — [fıziəu, ziə US ziou, ziə] prefix also physi [: Latin; Origin: Greek, from physis; PHYSICS] 1.) relating to nature and living things ▪ physiology (=study of how the body works) 2.) physical ▪ physiotherapy (=treatment using exercises etc) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • physio- — [fiz′ē ō, fiz′ēə] [< Gr physis, nature: see PHYSIC] combining form 1. nature; natural [physiography] 2. physical [physiology, physiatrics]: Also, before a vowel, prefix combining form physi …   English World dictionary

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  • physio- — physi …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • physi- — combining form or physio Etymology: Latin physio , from Greek physi , physio , from physis nature 1. a. : nature : natural : belonging to or concerned with the natural order …   Useful english dictionary

  • physio... — phy|sio..., Phy|sio..., auch physi..., Physi..., vor Vokalen meist phys..., Phys... <aus gleichbed. gr. physio zu phýsis, vgl. ↑Physis> Wortbildungselement mit der Bedeutung »Natur; natürliche Beschaffenheit; Leben«, z. B. Physiografie,… …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • physi- — See physio . * * * (physio ) prefix denoting 1. physiology. 2. physical …   Medical dictionary

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