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Definitions of physiological:

part of speech: adjective

1. Relating to physiology. 2. Normal as opposed to pathological, noting the various vital processes. 3. Noting the action of a drug when given to a healthy person as distinguished from its therapeutic action.

Usage examples for physiological:

  • Madame Swetchine was endowed from birth with the material, the physiological conditions, for a great and original character, force competent to the finest and the grandest things, with an over- bias of that force to the brain. "The Friendships of Women", William Rounseville Alger
  • The revolving hypnodisc causes a physiological reaction and must work with everyone. "A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis", Melvin Powers
  • In this physiological work he was to a large extent urged on by his passionate desire to understand the machinery of all living things. "Darwin and Modern Science", A.C. Seward and Others

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