HyperDic: physiological_state

English > 1 sense of the expression physiological state:
NOUNstatephysiological state, physical condition, physiological conditionthe condition or state of the body or bodily functions
English > physiological state: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningThe condition or state of the body or bodily functions.
Synonymsphysical condition, physiological condition
Narrowerabnormality, abnormalcyAn abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
acathexiaAn inability to retain bodily secretions
addiction, dependence, dependance, dependency, habituationabnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs)
agalactia, agalactosisA condition in which milk is not secreted in the mother's breasts after her child has been delivered
amyxiaA condition in which no mucus in produced
analgesiaabsence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness
anesthesia, anaesthesiaLoss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
anestrus, anestrum, anoestrus, anoestrumapplies to nonhuman mammals
angiotelectasiadilation and enlargement of arterioles
anhidrosis, anhydrosisfailure of the sweat glands
arousalA state of heightened physiological activity
asphyxiaA condition in which insufficient or no oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged on a ventilatory basis
bloodinessThe state of being bloody
cellularityThe state of having cells
cold sweatThe physical condition of concurrent perspiration and chill
cryptobiosisA state in which an animal's metabolic activities come to a reversible standstill
dilatation, distension, distentionThe state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
disorder, upsetA physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal / normal functioning
driveA physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
elastosisBreakdown of elastic tissue (as the loss of elasticity in the skin of elderly people that results from degeneration of connective tissue)
emmetropia(ophthalmology) the normal refractive condition of the eye in which there is clear focus of light on the retina
estrus, oestrus, heat, rutapplies to nonhuman mammals
false pregnancy, pseudocyesisphysiological state in which a woman exhibits symptoms of pregnancy but is not pregnant
fertility, fecundityThe state of being fertile
flatulence, flatulency, gasA state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal
flexure, flection, flexionThe state of being flexed (as of a joint)
good health, healthinessThe state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
hypercapnia, hypercarbiaThe physical condition of having the presence of an abnormally high level of carbon dioxide in the circulating blood
hyperpigmentationunusual darkening of the skin
hyperthermia, hyperthermyabnormally high body temperature
hypocapnia, acapniaA state in which the level of carbon dioxide in the blood is lower than normal
hypopigmentationunusual lack of skin color
hypothermiasubnormal body temperature
incompatibility(immunology) the degree to which the body's immune system will try to reject foreign / foreign material (as transfused blood or transplanted tissue)
muscularityThe physiological state of having or consisting of muscle
myastheniaAny muscular weakness
normothermianormal body temperature
obstruction, blockageThe physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
oligospermiainsufficient spermatozoa in the semen
oxygen debtA cumulative deficit of oxygen resulting from intense exercise
pathological stateA physical condition that is caused by disease
poisoning, toxic condition, intoxicationThe physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
potency, potenceThe state of being potent
pregnancy, gestation, maternityThe state of being pregnant
rigor mortistemporary stiffness of joints and muscular rigidity occurring after death
sedationA state of reduced excitement or anxiety that is induced by the administrative of a sedative agent
sleep, slumberA natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended
sleep, soporA torpid state resembling deep sleep
sterility, infertilityThe state of being unable to produce offspring
suspended animationA temporary cessation of vital functions with loss of consciousness resembling death
torpor, torpidityA state of motor and mental inactivity / inactivity with a partial suspension of sensibility
vitalization, vitalisationThe state of being vitalized and filled with life
wakefulnessA periodic state during which you are conscious and aware of the world
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Spanishcondición física, estado fisiológico
Catalanestat fisiològic

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