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physiological meaning

EN[ˌfɪziəˈlɑdʒɪkəl]
  • AdjectiveCOMmore physiologicalSUPmost physiologicalPREphysio-SUF-ical
    1. Of, or relating to physiology.
      1. Relating to the action of a drug when given to a healthy person, as distinguished from its therapeutic action.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Sandy is a full-fledged club sodaholic and drinks about a liter a day. We wonder whether the physiological effects of carbon dioxide might be responsible for the great popularity of carbonated drinks.
          • Therefore, we hypothesize that Capn6 could be a myofusion marker which may participate in promoting in vitro differentiation of skeletal myoblasts through an unknown physiological mechanism.
          • However, the methodological aspects have been challenged concerning the high dose of nitrosatable amines, and the physiological difference between animals and humans [136].

      Meaning of physiological for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "physiological" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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