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.
noun, Pharmacology. 1. .
- Physiological sphincter
physiological sphincter n. A sphincter not recognizable in surgical specimens by dissection or histological techniques.
- Physiologic antidote
physiologic antidote n. A substance that produces systemic effects opposing those of a given poison.
- Physiologic congestion
physiologic congestion n. See functional congestion.