supraphysiologic

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supraphysiologic su·pra·phys·i·o·log·ic (sōō'prə-fĭz'ē-ə-lŏj'ĭk) or su·pra·phys·i·o·log·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
adj.

  1. Indicating a dose that is larger or more potent than would occur naturally, as of a chemical agent that mimics a hormone.

  2. Of or relating to the physiological effects of such a dose.

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