physiological

[fiz-ee-uh-loj-i-kuhl]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to physiology.
2.
consistent with the normal functioning of an organism.
Also, physiologic.


Origin:
1600–10; physiolog(y) + -ical

physiologically, adverb
nonphysiologic, adjective
nonphysiological, adjective
nonphysiologically, adverb
unphysiological, adjective
unphysiologically, adverb
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physiological (ˌfɪzɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to physiology
2.  of or relating to normal healthful functioning; not pathological
 
physiologically
 
adv

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physiological
c.1600, from physiology.
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Medical Dictionary

physiological phys·i·o·log·i·cal (fĭz'ē-ə-lŏj'ĭ-kəl) or phys·i·o·log·ic (-ĭk)
adj.
Abbr. phys.

  1. Of or relating to physiology.

  2. Being in accord with or characteristic of the normal functioning of a living organism.

  3. Relating to the action of a drug when given to a healthy person, as distinguished from its therapeutic action.

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Example sentences
He's been checked out by vets and nothing physiologic is wrong with him.
The researchers did not speculate as to the physiologic mechanism by which the
  exercise program was helpful.
Chronic stress may also affect the physiologic systems that regulate weight by
  increasing cortisol levels.
First, during fever, all the body's functions are occurring amidst increased
  physiologic stress.
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