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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Fisiológico

Physiologic (FIH-zee-uh-LAH-jik)
Having to do with the functions of the body. When used in the phrase "physiologic age," it refers to an age assigned by general health, as opposed to calendar age.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.