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physiologic

 [fiz″e-o-loj´ik]
pertaining to physiology; normal; not pathologic.
physiologic saline solution (physiologic salt solution) (physiologic sodium chloride solution) a 0.9 per cent solution of sodium chloride and water; it is isotonic, i.e., of the same osmotic pressure as blood serum. It is sometimes given intravenously to replace lost sodium and chloride. Excessive quantities may cause edema, elevated blood sodium levels, and loss of potassium from the tissue fluid. Called also normal saline or normal salt solution.

phys·i·o·log·ic

, physiological (fiz'ē-ō-loj'ik, -loj'i-kăl),
1. Relating to physiology.
2. Normal, as opposed to pathologic; denoting the various vital processes.
3. Denoting something that is apparent from its functional effects rather than from its anatomic structure (for example, a physiologic sphincter).
4. Denoting a dose or the effects of such a dose (of a chemical agent that either is or mimics a hormone, neurotransmitter, or other naturally occurring agent) that is within the range of concentrations or potencies that would occur naturally. Compare: homeopathic (2), pharmacologic (2), supraphysiologic.

physiological

(fĭz′ē-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) also

physiologic

(-ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to physiology.
2. Being in accord with or characteristic of the normal functioning of a living organism.

phys′i·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.

phys·i·o·log·ic

, physiological (fizē-ŏ-lojik, -ăl)
1. Relating to physiology.
2. Normal, as opposed to pathologic; denoting the various vital processes.
3. Denoting something that is apparent from its functional effects rather than from its anatomic structure (e.g., a physiologic sphincter).
4. Denoting a dose of a hormone, neurotransmitter, or other naturally occurring agent that is within the range of concentrations or potencies that would occur naturally.
Compare: homeopathic (2) , pharmacologic (2)

Physiological

Pertaining to the functioning of an organ, as governed by the interactions between its physical and chemical conditions.
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phys·i·o·log·ic

, physiological (fizē-ŏ-lojik, -ăl)
1. Relating to physiology.
2. Normal, as opposed to pathologic.
3. Denoting something apparent from its functional effects rather than from its anatomic structure.
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