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Definition of the noun physiological condition
What does physiological condition mean as a name of something?
- the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- synonyms of physiological condition: physical condition / physiological state
- more generic words: condition / status = a state at a particular time
- more specific terms:
- wakefulness = a periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world
- bloodiness = the state of being bloody
- incompatibility = the degree to which the body's immune system will try to reject foreign material
- acathexia = an inability to retain bodily secretions
- angiotelectasia = dilation and enlargement of arterioles
- torpidity / torpor = a state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility
- agalactosis / agalactia = a condition in which milk is not secreted in the mother's breasts after her child has been delivered
- anaesthesia / anesthesia = loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
- anhidrosis / anhydrosis = failure of the sweat glands
- arousal = a state of heightened physiological activity
- slumber / sleep = a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
- sleep / sopor = a torpid state resembling deep sleep
- drive = a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
- elastosis = breakdown of elastic tissue
- flatulence / flatulency / gas = a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal
- flection / flexion / flexure = the state of being flexed
- oestrus / estrus / heat / rut = applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or period of heightened sexual arousal and activity
- anoestrum / anoestrus / anestrum / anestrus = applies to nonhuman mammals: a state or interval of sexual inactivity between two periods of estrus
- hypercapnia / hypercarbia = the physical condition of having the presence of an abnormally high level of carbon dioxide in the circulating blood
- hypocapnia / acapnia = a state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normal
- asphyxia = a condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis
- oxygen debt = a cumulative deficit of oxygen resulting from intense exercise
- hyperthermia / hyperthermy = abnormally high body temperature
- normothermia = normal body temperature
- hypothermia = subnormal body temperature
- muscularity = the physiological state of having or consisting of muscle
- myasthenia = any muscular weakness
- infertility / sterility = the state of being unable to produce offspring; in a woman it is an inability to conceive
- false pregnancy / pseudocyesis = physiological state in which a woman exhibits symptoms of pregnancy but is not pregnant
- gestation / maternity / pregnancy = the state of being pregnant
- rigor mortis = temporary stiffness of joints and muscular rigidity occurring after death
- vitalisation / vitalization = the state of being vitalized and filled with life
- good health / healthiness = the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
- fecundity / fertility = the state of being fertile
- potence / potency = the state of being potent
- pathological state = a physical condition that is caused by disease
- disorder / upset = a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning
- cellularity = the state of having cells
- habituation / dependance / dependence / dependency / addiction = being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming
- suspended animation = a temporary cessation of vital functions with loss of consciousness resembling death
- cryptobiosis = a state in which an animal's metabolic activities come to a reversible standstill
- dilatation / distension / distention = the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
- emmetropia = the normal refractive condition of the eye in which there is clear focus of light on the retina
- sedation = a state of reduced excitement or anxiety that is induced by the administrative of a sedative agent
- hyperpigmentation = unusual darkening of the skin
- hypopigmentation = unusual lack of skin color
- amyxia = a condition in which no mucus in produced
- cold sweat = the physical condition of concurrent perspiration and chill
- abnormality / abnormalcy = an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
- obstruction / blockage = the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
- toxic condition / intoxication / poisoning = the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
- analgesia = absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness
- oligospermia = insufficient spermatozoa in the semen
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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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 ...
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 ...
by W. F. Bynum, Roy Porter
These memories originated when thenervous systemwasin special physiological condition or ...
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 ...
A Dictionary of Ecology (2010)
by Michael Allaby
stress A physiological condition produced by excessive pressures that ...
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.
by Mosby, Inc
spondyl-, prefix meaning “a physiological condition or change of the vertebrae”: spondylopathy, spondylosis.
The 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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