physiologic unit

n.

The smallest division of an organ that will perform its specific function.

Nearby words

  1. physiologic leukocytosis,
  2. physiologic occlusion,
  3. physiologic rest position,
  4. physiologic retraction ring,
  5. physiologic scotoma,
  6. physiological,
  7. physiological anatomy,
  8. physiological atmosphere,
  9. physiological dead space,
  10. physiological drive


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