physiologic etymology

English word physiologic comes from English physiology, English -ic

Detailed word origin of physiologic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
physiology English (eng) (obsolete) The study and description of natural objects; natural science.. A branch of biology that deals with the functions and activities of life or of living matter (as organs, tissues, or cells) and of the physical and chemical phenomena involved.
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
physiologic English (eng) Of or pertaining to physiology.

Words with the same origin as physiologic

Descendants of physiology
pathophysiological physiologize thermophysiological
Descendants of -ic
age alcoholic atomic basic criticism electronic engineering heroic idiotic magnetic math mathematics period physics psychiatric realistic romantic science stem tech technology teen teenage tonic topic