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Physiological

Definition

"adjective

(1) Of, or pertaining to physiology or normal functioning of an organism.

(2) (pharmacology) Pertaining to the action of a drug when introduced to a healthy person (to contrast from the therapeutic action).


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Related forms: physiologically (adverb)

Synonym: physiologic


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"intensity of emotion increases with a decrease in speed" (of the film.) This does not make physiological sense to me. Strong emotions are immediate, accompanied by an adrenalin rush. Think of horror films. In every field there is easy work/activity and difficult ...

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by sushil_yadav
Sat Mar 08, 2014 4:20 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
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Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

"intensity of emotion increases with a decrease in speed" (of the film.) This does not make physiological sense to me. Strong emotions are immediate, accompanied by an adrenalin rush. Think of horror films. They always work best if the shock is unexpected and happens ...

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by animartco
Fri Mar 07, 2014 1:58 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
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Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... subject at http://www.nature.com/scitable/knowledge/library/the-diversity-of-behavior-15129167 Animal behavior is also influenced by physiological mechanisms. Chemicals known as corticosteroids often become elevated in individuals during stressful conditions. Under these circumstances ...

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by Gannet
Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:43 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
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miRNA-mediated competing endogenous RNAs (ceRNAs) networks

... ceRNAs regulate other RNA transcripts (e.g., PTEN) by competing for shared microRNAs. They are playing important roles in developmental, physiological and pathological processes, such as cancer. (Salmena et al. 2011 Cell). Multiple classes of ncRNAs (lncRNAs, circRNAs, pseudogenes) and ...

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by rnaworld2110
Sun Dec 15, 2013 9:29 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: miRNA-mediated competing endogenous RNAs (ceRNAs) networks
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cAMP 2nd Messenger Pathway and Experiments

... would be missing. Additionally, ATP is what is converted to cAMP, so without any ATP, the conversion into cAMP could not occur. E. What is the physiological significance of these results? Why would this be important in the cAMP 2nd messenger system? ---The physiological significance of these ...

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by mkay28
Tue Sep 24, 2013 10:43 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cAMP 2nd Messenger Pathway and Experiments
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