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Definition of the noun physiological state
What does physiological state 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 state: physical condition / physiological condition
- 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
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by Jon E. Roeckelein
Where these other theories assumed that each emotion is associated with a specific physiological state or condition (cf: Funkenstein, 1955), Schachter and Singer argued that individuals who are in a state of physiological arousal for which ...
by J.E. Roeckelein
Where these other theories assumed that each emotion is associated with a specific physiological state or condition (cf., Funkenstein, 1955), Schachter and Singer argued that individuals who are in a state of physiological arousal for which ...
by Carl A. Batt
pH will influence this physiological state. In foods, these parameters are also used as a technological lever to ...
by Harold L. Miller, Jr.
Subsequent research came to regard homeostasis as a specific type of regulatory system that uses a setpoint, or built-in goal value, to maintain a stable physiological state. Constant comparisons between the current setpoint and the desired ...
Stress – A physiological state, manifest by an adaptive syndrome that works in the direction of producing a return to homeostasis. Introduction Arousal is a dynamic state that exists in a continuum from low states of arousal to high states of ...
Encyclopedia of Neuroscience (2009)
Volume One by Larry R. Squire
Physiological State of the Spinal Cord Pharmacological Modulation After a complete thoracic spinal cord injury in cats, rats, and mice, the spinal circuitry necessary for generating full weight-bearing stepping remains anatomically intact .
by Wilson G. Pond
The perception of the threat is mostly related to prior experience and the physiological state of the animal (Fig. 1). Once the threat has been perceived, adaptive responses are initiated by evoking well-orchestrated defenses that include ...
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