physic-, physico-, physi-, physio-, phy-

(Greek: nature, natural, inborn [to make grow, to produce])

physocephaly (s) (noun) (no pl)
A swelling or bloating of the head: An emphysematous condition of physocephaly is due to an injection of air into the subcutaneous tissues.
physoclistous (adjective) (not comparable)
Referring to fish which have air bladders disconnected from the alimentary canal: The swim bladders or gas bladders of the physoclistous fish, but not cartilaginous fish like sharks and rays, are not affixed to the esophagus.
physogastrism (s) (noun) (no pl)
In certain insects, a condition in which the abdomen becomes distended or enlarged by the growth of fat bodies or other organs: Physogastrism is a term used in entomology to describe specific symophilous beetles, mites, and the honey-bearers of the honey-ants.
physograde, physogradous (s) (noun), physogrades (pl)
In zoology, any siphonophe that has an air sac to float: The marine invertebrate of the genus Physalia, commonly known as the "Portuguese man-of-war", is considered to be a physograde with a hollow vesicular float or buoy to move.

The group of Physograda includes the oceanic Hydrozoa furnished with such floating organs.

physohematometra, physohydrometra (s) (noun) (no pl)
The presence of gas and blood within the uterus: When Jane went to her gynocologist's for a regular check-up, she was informed that she had a case of physohematometra, which was a disorder in the muscular organ of her pelvic cavity and should be treated quickly.
physometra (s) (noun) (no pl)
A swelling or enlargement of the uterous; uterine tympanites: The condition of physometra is a distention of the abdomen or intestines due to the presence of gas.
Physophora (s) (noun) (no pl)
In zoology, a genus of oceanic hydrozoa: The species of the Physophora, such as P. hydr'ostatica, float by means of several vesicular organs.
physophorous (adjective) (not comparable)
Referring to the members of the genus Physophora: Physophorous aquatic or oceanic organisms have pneumatophores or swimming-bells in order to be mobile in the water.
physopod (s) (noun), physopods (pl)
In zoology, a member of the Physopoda; a thirps: A physopod is a mollusk or rhipidoglossate gastropod with a sort of sucker on the foot.
physopyosalpinx (s) (noun), physopyosalpinxes: physopyosalpinges (pl)
Pus and gas in a fallopian tube: The condition of physopyosalpinx refers to pyosalpinx, a distention of the fallopian tube with pus, along with the formation of gas in the affected area.
physostome (s) (noun), physostomes (pl)
Fish that have a pneumatic duct leading from the air bladder to some part of the alimentary canal (usually the esophagus); they include members of a number of suborders and the name is no longer used in systematic classification.
A Dictionary of Zoology by A. W. Leftwich
(London: Constable and Company Limited, 1973).
Both psychological and physical.
Remedial treatment of mind and body.
The science of the relation between the physical attributes of a stimulus and the measured, quantitative attributes of the mental perception of that stimulus (e.g., the relationship between changes in decibel level and the corresponding changes in the person's perception of the sound).
Someone who studies psychophysiology.