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.
- Physiologic retraction ring
physiologic retraction ring n. A ridge on the inner uterine surface at the boundary between the upper and lower uterine segments that occurs in the course of normal labor.
- Physiologic scotoma
physiologic scotoma n. See blind spot.
- Physiologic unit
physiologic unit n. The smallest division of an organ that will perform its specific function.
[fiz-ee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the branch of biology dealing with the functions and activities of living organisms and their parts, including all physical and chemical processes. 2. the organic processes or functions in an organism or in any of its parts. /ˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of science concerned with the functioning […]