physiological meaning


    Definition of physiological in English Dictionary

  • 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
          • Although FW- and SW-acclimated milkfish have different levels of tolerance for hypothermal stress, to date, the molecular physiological basis of this difference has not been elucidated.
          • Another possible physiological role for a hyperpolarization-activated inward current could be in the postburst hyperpolarization that is characteristic of parasol cells.
          • Enzymes from aquatic fungi show distinct physiological characteristics, such as high salt tolerance or barophilicity, which are highly prized in industrial applications [42 ].
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Morphemes
            • Suffixes
              • Words by suffix
                • Words suffixed with -ical
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          1. en physiologically
          2. en physiological density
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          Meaning of physiological for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "physiological" is an adjective. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
          Difficultness: Level 3
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          Definiteness: Level 1
          Definite    ➨     Versatile