physiologic hypertrophy n.
A temporary increase in size of an organ or part to provide for a natural increase of function such as occurs in the walls of the uterus and in the mammary glands during pregnancy. Also called functional hypertrophy.
noun, Pathology. 1. a transitory jaundice that affects some infants for the first few days after birth. physiologic jaundice n. Mild jaundice of newborns caused mainly by functional immaturity of the liver. Also called physiologic icterus.
- Physiologic leukocytosis
physiologic leukocytosis n. Leukocytosis not directly related to a pathological condition but instead occurring in apparently normal conditions.
- Physiologic occlusion
physiologic occlusion n. Occlusion of the teeth in harmony with the functions of the masticatory system.
- Physiologic rest position
physiologic rest position n. The habitual postural position of the mandible when at rest in the upright position and the condyles are in a neutral unstrained position in the mandibular fossae. Also called postural position.