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- adj. Of or pertaining to physiology.
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- adj. Physiological.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to physiology.
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- adj. of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning
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The word physiologic implies something healthy and normal, but Sappho's poems are not healthy and normal; they are abnormal, they are pathologic.
Crombleholme TM, Adzick NS, Longaker MT, Duncan BW, Harrison MR: Reduced size lung transplantation in neonatal swine: Technique and short-term physiologic response.
There is very little evidence that heroin does long term physiologic damage besides addiction, when you exclude the problems associated with non-sterile intravenous administration (e.g. blood borne pathogens and/or infection).
Antidepressant medications can begin to break a physiologic depressive slide.
The first, called physiologic reserve, refers to excess capacity in organs and biological systems; we're given this reserve at birth, and it tends to decrease over time.
"physiologic" breeding season - strongest in April, May,
Acupuncture has an impact on the physiologic addiction to nicotine.
They are physiologic adaptations to stress which possibly (though I doubt it) confer advantages to the person or to humans.
Lastly, as people age they undergo physiologic changes which decrease their ability to metabolize and eliminate drugs.
Despite physiologic changes of the GI tract, such as decreased gut motility, achlorhydria, decreased muscle mass and lessened blood flow,10 there is little to no evidence that the elderly have altered absorption of drugs given by mouth. 7,12
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