physiological anatomy n.
The study of organs with respect to their functions. Also called functional anatomy.
- Physiological dead space
physiological dead space n. The sum of anatomical and alveolar dead space.
- Physiological drive
physiological drive n. A drive that stems from the biological needs of an organism. Also called primary drive.
[fiz-ee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌfɪz i əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to . 2. consistent with the normal functioning of an organism. /ˌfɪzɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to physiology 2. of or relating to normal healthful functioning; not pathological adj. c.1600, “pertaining to natural science,” from physiology + -ical. From 1814 as “pertaining […]
noun 1. the branch of phonetics that deals with the motive processes, anatomical measurements, spirometric properties, muscle and membrane tone, and kinetic aspects of the production of speech and with related aspects of the reception of speech.