consistent with the normal functioning of an organism.
Often phys·i·o·log·ic.Related formsphys·i·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·phys·i·o·log·ic, adjectivenon·phys·i·o·log·i·cal, adjectivenon·phys·i·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbun·phys·i·o·log·i·cal, adjectiveun·phys·i·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Our sympathy may grow cool if we regard them with a physiologic eye.
Who can say where the line is to be drawn to our chemical, physical, physiologic knowledge?
At the periods of physiologic stress these effects are especially noticeable.
In senile arteriosclerosis there is the physiologic atrophy of the media to be reckoned with.
The influence of altitude on the physiologic characteristics is, however, very evident.
British Dictionary definitions for physiologic
Derived Formsphysiologically, adverb
of or relating to physiology
of or relating to normal healthful functioning; not pathological
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Word Origin and History for physiologic
c.1600, "pertaining to natural science," from physiology + -ical. From 1814 as "pertaining to physiology." Related: Physiologically.
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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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