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.
noun 1. the branch of psychology concerned with the relationship between the physical functioning of an organism and its behavior. noun 1. the branch of psychology concerned with the study and correlation of physiological and psychological events physiological psychology n. See psychophysiology.
- Physiological saline
physiological saline n. A sterile solution of sodium chloride that is isotonic to body fluids, used to maintain living tissue temporarily and as a solvent for parenterally administered drugs.