- phys·i·o·log·i·cal .fiz-ē-ə-'läj-i-kəl or phys·i·o·log·ic -ik adj1) of or relating to physiology2) characteristic of or appropriate to an organism's healthy or normal functioning3) differing in, involving, or affecting physiological factors <a \physiological strain of bacteria>phys·i·o·log·i·cal·ly -i-k(ə-)lē adv
* * *phys·i·o·log·i·cal (fiz″e-o-lojґĭ-kəl) pertaining to physiology; physiologic.
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physiological — c.1600, pertaining to natural science, from PHYSIOLOGY (Cf. physiology) + ICAL (Cf. ical). 1814 as pertaining to physiology. Related: Physiologically … Etymology dictionary
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physiological — or physiologic adjective Date: 1814 1. of or relating to physiology 2. characteristic of or appropriate to an organism s healthy or normal functioning < the sodium level was physiological > 3. differing in, involving, or affecting physiological… … New Collegiate Dictionary
physiological — adj. Physiological is used with these nouns: ↑consequence, ↑ecology, ↑mechanism, ↑response, ↑symptom … Collocations dictionary
physiological — phys|i|o|log|i|cal [ ,fıziə ladʒıkl ] adjective 1. ) relating to the way that the body of a living thing operates: The drug produced no obvious physiological response. 2. ) relating to physiology as a science … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
physiological — UK [ˌfɪzɪəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l] / US [ˌfɪzɪəˈlɑdʒɪk(ə)l] adjective 1) relating to the way that the body of a living thing operates The drug produced no obvious physiological response. 2) relating to physiology as a science … English dictionary
physiological — physiology ► NOUN 1) the branch of biology concerned with the normal functions of living organisms and their parts. 2) the way in which a living organism or bodily part functions. DERIVATIVES physiological adjective physiologist noun … English terms dictionary
physiological — adj. (also physiologic) of or concerning physiology. Phrases and idioms: physiological salt solution a saline solution having a concentration about equal to that of body fluids. Derivatives: physiologically adv … Useful english dictionary
physiological — physiologically, adv. /fiz ee euh loj i keuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to physiology. 2. consistent with the normal functioning of an organism. Also, physiologic. [1600 10; PHYSIOLOG(Y) + ICAL] * * * … Universalium