Usage examples for functional

  1. So far it seems to be severe functional disturbance- which is neurasthenia- aggravated by his wounds and general state. – Missing by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. The possible number of cells latent and functional in the central system is early fixed. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  3. While functional disorders, in nearly every case, yield readily enough to the natural methods of living and of treatment and to the right mental attitude, it is different with organic diseases. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  4. The effects produced in the liver are not so much functional as organic; that is, not merely a disturbed mode of action, but a destruction of the fabric of the organ itself. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  5. In birds, however, the surface of the wing is supplied chiefly by feathers, and consideration of the matter affords no reason for supposing that the evolution of feathers was due to any external or functional stimulation. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  6. They will remain in an abnormal, crippled condition, and their functional activity will be seriously handicapped. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr