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Physiological condition

Definition of the noun physiological condition

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  1. the condition or state of the body or bodily functions


Physiological condition or, more often "physiological conditions" is a term used in biology, biochemistry, and medicine. It refers to conditions of the external or internal milieu that may occur in nature for that organism or cell system, in contrast to artificial laboratory conditions. A temperature range of 20-40 degrees Celsius, atmospheric pressure of 1, pH of 6-8, glucose concentration of 1-20 mM, atmospheric oxygen concentration, and earth gravity are examples of physiological conditions for most earth organisms.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Forest Sciences (2004)

by Julian Evans, John A. Youngquist

A propagule's physiological condition depends on its supply of photosynthates and mineral nutrients, and on the interaction of its growth regulators (such as hormones and inhibitors) with its recent and current environment. The propagule's ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fish Physiology (2011)

From Genome to Environment

For many fish, reproduction is less detrimental to physiological condition but can influence thermal tolerance. In addition to reproductive condition or status, the developmental stage or ontogeny of fish may have associated limits of thermal ...

Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine (2013)

by W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter

These memories originated when thenervous systemwasin special physiological condition or ...

Google previewThe Williams Dictionary of Biomaterials (1999)

by David Franklyn Williams

monitoring or treating a physiological condition, state of health, illness or congenital deformity. noun, regulatory a¡airs Canadian Medical Devices active implantable medical device any active medical device which is intended to be totally or ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2010)

by Michael Allaby

stress A physiological condition produced by excessive pressures that ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics (2015)

by Guenter Kahl

Physiome: An additional term of the → omics era for the description of the complete physiological condition of a cell, a tissue, an organ, or an organism. See → genome, → metabolome, → physiomics, → proteome, → transcriptome.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby, Inc

spondyl-, prefix meaning “a physiological condition or change of the vertebrae”: spondylopathy, spondylosis.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

The contraria contrariis curantur of the one means, Give a poison contrary to the physiological condition of the body. The similia similibus curantur of the other means, ...

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