fonction organique

DEFINITIONS OF: fonction organique

n an organic process that takes place in the body

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commande, contrôle
(physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc
expiration, inhalation, respiration
the bodily process of inhalation and exhalation; the process of taking in oxygen from inhaled air and releasing carbon dioxide by exhalation
expiration, respiration
the process of taking in and expelling air during breathing
consommation, ingestion
the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating)
activité sexuelle, sexe
activities associated with sexual intercourse
insémination
the introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female
sommeil
the suspension of consciousness and decrease in metabolic rate
réaction, réflexe
a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent
larmes, pleurs
the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds)
perte, émission
any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body
cicatrisation
the natural process by which the body repairs itself
somnambulisme
walking by a person who is asleep
respiration artificielle
an emergency procedure whereby breathing is maintained artificially
expiration, respiration
the act of expelling air from the lungs
aspiration, inhalation
the act of inhaling; the drawing in of air (or other gases) as in breathing
alimentation
the act of consuming food
déglutition
the act of swallowing
sucement
the act of sucking
insémination artificielle
the introduction of semen into the oviduct or uterus by some means other than sexual intercourse
accouplement, acte sexuel, copulation, coït, rapports sexuels, union sexuelle
the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
accouplement, union
the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes
multiplication, procréation, reproduction
the sexual activity of conceiving and bearing offspring
excitation, stimulation
mutual sexual fondling prior to sexual intercourse
perversion
an aberrant sexual practice;
autoérotisme
using you own body as a sexual object
promiscuité sexuelle
indulging in promiscuous (casual and indiscriminate) sexual relations
homosexualité
a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the same sex
hétérosexualité
a sexual attraction to (or sexual relations with) persons of the opposite sex
bestialité, zoophilie
sexual activity between a person and an animal
somme
sleeping for a short period of time (usually not in bed)
tropisme
an involuntary orienting response; positive or negative reaction to a stimulus source
réflexe
an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
passage
a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another
sanglot
convulsive gasp made while weeping
réponse
a nonverbal reaction
guérison, rétablissement
gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
défécation
the bodily process of discharging waste matter
menstruation, menstrues, règles
the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
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processus biologique, processus organique
a process occurring in living organisms