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PHYSIOLOGICAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does physiological mean? 

PHYSIOLOGICAL (adjective)
  The adjective PHYSIOLOGICAL has 2 senses:

1. of or relating to the biological study of physiology
2. of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning

  Familiarity information: PHYSIOLOGICAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PHYSIOLOGICAL (adjective)


Sense 1physiological [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to the biological study of physiology

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

physiological psychology / Pavlov's physiological theories

Pertainym:

physiology (the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms)


Sense 2physiological [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning

Synonyms:

physiologic; physiological

Context examples:

physiologic functions / physiological processes

Similar:

physical (involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit)


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