- of or relating to physiology.
- consistent with the normal functioning of an organism.
Origin of physiological
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The influence of altitude on the physiologic characteristics is, however, very evident.
- of or relating to physiology
- of or relating to normal healthful functioning; not pathological
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Word Origin and History for physiologic
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- Of or relating to physiology.
- Being in accord with or characteristic of the normal functioning of a living organism.
- Relating to the action of a drug when given to a healthy person, as distinguished from its therapeutic action.
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