• WordNet 3.6
    • adj physiological of or consistent with an organism's normal functioning "physiologic functions","physiological processes"
    • adj physiological of or relating to the biological study of physiology "physiological psychology","Pavlov's physiological theories"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: On Dec. 10th 1901 the 1st Nobel prizes were awarded. Literature Rene Sully-Prudhomme; Physiology Emil von Behring; Chemistly Jacobus van't Hoff; Physics Wilhelm Roentgen; Peace Jean Henri Dunant Frederic Passy.
    • a Physiological Of or pertaining to physiology; relating to the science of the functions of living organism; as, physiological botany or chemistry.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • physiological Of a physiologic character.
    • physiological Originating in normal physical conditions, as opposed to pathological.
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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    “For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity or perception to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication.”


In literature:

There is absolutely no ground for the belief that the old masters owed their success to a knowledge of vocal physiology.
"The Psychology of Singing" by David C. Taylor
Through its activity chiefly is carried out that miracle of human physiology, the process of repair.
"Preventable Diseases" by Woods Hutchinson
In pursuit of his investigations on Electric Radiation, he was unconsciously led into the border region of Physics and Physiology.
"Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose" by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
Nor do I see any way in which this theory can be fought on grounds of physiology.
"Mind and Motion and Monism" by George John Romanes
A habit is physiologically nothing but a certain set or direction given to paths in the nervous system.
"Human Traits and their Social Significance" by Irwin Edman
A physiological basis has reinforced the empirical deductions of the old Italian school.
"The Child-Voice in Singing" by Francis E. Howard
Division, physiological, of labour, 115.
"On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection" by Charles Darwin
This simple scheme of the physiology of association for a hundred years has given a most decided impulse to the progress of psychology.
"Psychotherapy" by Hugo Münsterberg
ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY, with a large dissected plate of the Human Figure, colored to Life.
"Helen and Arthur" by Caroline Lee Hentz
The child instinctively begins to inquire into physiological questions concerning marriage, birth, etc.
"The Education of American Girls" by Anna Callender Brackett
Growth there is always described in the language of physiology.
"Natural Law in the Spiritual World" by Henry Drummond
This is an elementary axiom of general physiology.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
This may be called physiological intelligence.
"Ways of Nature" by John Burroughs
By T. G. BRODIE, M.D., Lecturer on Physiology, St. Thomas's Hospital Medical School.
"Twentieth Century Inventions" by George Sutherland
They stored up physiological wealth for us; we are using it.
"Homo-culture" by Martin Luther Holbrook
HARVEY, E. B.: 1917, A Physiological Study of Specific Gravity and Luminescence in Noctiluca, with Special Reference to Anaesthesia.
"The Nature of Animal Light" by E. Newton Harvey
In 1872 he became professor of vocal physiology in Boston University.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
Some time previously he had been chosen the first occupant of the newly-instituted chair of physiology at the Sorbonne.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
"Essays Upon Some Controverted Questions" by Thomas H. Huxley
In senile arteriosclerosis there is the physiologic atrophy of the media to be reckoned with.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield

In poetry:

Of Physiology from top to toe I sing;
Not physiognomy alone, nor brain alone, is worthy for the muse—I say
the Form complete is worthier far;
The Female equally with the male I sing.
"One's Self I Sing" by Walt Whitman

In news:

A Kapandji (The Physiology of the Joints, Volume Three, published by Churchill Livingstone, 1974).
Thomas Perlmann of Karolinska Institute presents Sir John B Gurdon of Britain and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan as winners of the 2012 Nobel Prize in medicine or physiology.
Hallowell Davis, a pioneer in the physiology of hearing and a former director of research at the Central Institute for the Deaf in St Louis, died on Aug 22 at the Bethesda Dalworth Home in St Louis.
Exercise Physiology, University of Central Florida.
Exercise Physiology/Wellness, University of Central Florida.
Master's Degree Exercise Physiology, University of Central Florida.
Lack of emotional empathy was specifically found to be associated with reduced physiological responses to angry faces.
Understanding the physiology of seed potato aging and how it affects crop growth and yield can be vital to the industry.
Premier Network Solutions was tasked with integrating AV with a human physiological monitoring system from Mindware Technologies at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
Wolters Kluwer Health's Sports Medicine earned the highest impact rating in its category as judged by the Thomson Institute for Scientific Information, beating the Journal of Applied Physiology in the sports sciences area.
We didn't observe any negative physiological responses among our study patients from using a " steep " base curve.
The physiological nature of the suture determines the type of motion in which it participates, and what it will allow.
Physiologist Samuele Marcora is exploring the physiology of motorcycling from London to Beijing.
Japanese researchers' study provides evidence for an unusual physiological similarity.
Psychology, Physiology, Fantasy by Seymour Fisher Basic Books, 521 pp.

In science:

From the point of view of statics, the electrostatic interactions are thus screened: Large DNA strands in physiological buffers have similar static properties than regular self-avoiding chains with short range interactions.
Screening of hydrodynamic interactions for polyelectrolytes in salt solution
An automatic speech recognition system using time-delays self-organizing maps with physiological parametric extraction.
Interpreting self-organizing maps through space--time data models
CNT-bound ligands and ions common in physiological buffers..
Carbon Nanotubes in Biology and Medicine: in vitro and in vivo Detection, Imaging and Drug Delivery
Anatomy and physiology of a color system in the primate visual cortex.
Hyperbolic planforms in relation to visual edges and textures perception
The dynamics of physiological ly structured populations, volume 68 of Lecture Notes in Biomathematics.
Eigenelements of a General Aggregation-Fragmentation Model
Rall, Core conductor theory and cable properties of neurons , in: Handbook of Physiology.
A Graphical Approach to a Model of Neuronal Tree with Variable Diameter
Under physiological conditions, the double layer potential has an interaction range with a typical length scale of a nanometer, much shorter than the molecule lengths of interest to us; the van der Waals attraction, too, is weak on long scales .
Excluded-Volume Effects in Tethered-Particle Experiments: Bead Size Matters
Story (2002) “An Overview of the Physiology, Physics and Modeling of the Sound Source for Vowels” Acoust.
Testing the assumptions of linear prediction analysis in normal vowels
Chemical reactions in cell are subject to intense stochastic fluctuations. An important question is how the fundamental physiological behavior of cell is kept stable against those noisy perturbations.
Stable stochastic dynamics in yeast cell cycle
Monitoring of physiological variables was performed at 30 min after nimesulide or vehicle injection.
Neuroprotective efficacy of nimesulide against hippocampal neuronal damage following transient forebrain ischemia
Microstructural and physiological features of tissues elucidated by quantitative-diffusion-tensor MRI.
Nonparametric tests of structure for high angular resolution diffusion imaging in Q-space
Some research results demonstrate that the non-pathological flatfoot (flexible flatfoot) does not affect one’s physiology or quality of life and therefore does not require therapy [7, 13, 14].
Natural gaits of the non-pathological flat foot and high-arched foot
Once the K = 215 sets of parameter values were generated, they were tested for positivity as well as the physiological conditions (r > d and s ≤ dTmax ) as given in Section 2.
Analysis of Hepatitis C Viral Dynamics Using Latin Hypercube Sampling
We discuss modularity in ecological networks, physiology, and social networks.
The Emergence of Modularity in Biological Systems
The fluctuations observed in physiologic systems around mean values are just as important as the mean values themselves and aging and disease are characterized by a loss of variability .
The Emergence of Modularity in Biological Systems