(Latin: rule, pattern; normalis, "right angled, made according to a carpenter's or mason's square"; then, "conforming to common standards, usual")
normocrinic (adjective), more normocrinic , most normocrinic
Pertaining to standard substances of secretions in the body that influence the way the body develops: Hormones originate in organs, glands, or body parts and are conveyed through the blood to other body areas where normocrinic hormones are chemically stimulating those parts in order to increase or to decrease functional activities.
normocytes, normoerythrocytes (pl) (noun) (plural form used as a singular)
Regular healthy red blood cells: Because he had normocytes, David was able to donate blood regularly at the blood clinic to help those who were in need of such quality blood.
normocytosis (s) (noun), normocytoses (pl)
A consistent condition of the blood with regard to its formed elements: In the hematology lab at the university, Paula and Martha learned to study normocytosis and to be able to compare it with the various conditions of non-normocytosis.
normoglycemia, euglycemia (s) (noun); normoglycemias, euglycemias (pl)
The uniform concentration of sugar or glucose in the blood: Because of the history of diabetes in his family, Fred is frequently tested to see if he has normoglycemia.
normoglycemic, euglycemic (adjective); more normoglycemic, more euglycemic; most normoglycemic, most euglycemic
Referring to regular glucose (sugar) content of the blood: Because she exhibited early signs of a glucose imbalance, Francis was conscientious about what she ate because she wanted more normoglycemic levels of glucose in her blood.
normokalemia, normokaliemia (s) (noun); normokalemias, normokaliemias (pl)
A natural level of potassium in the blood: When she turned 50, Maureen's doctor strived to establish a baseline for many elements of her blood, including testing for normokalemia.
normoreflexia (s) (noun), normoreflexias (pl)
An automatic response to a simple physical stimulus within the range of a normal variation which does not require any mental processing: Dr. McMahon used a rubber mallet to test the normoreflexias in Jim's legs by tapping each of his knee caps.
normosmia (s) (noun), normosmias (pl)
The natural sense of smelling: A good normosmia is important for everybody; however, it is essential for anyone working in a perfume factory.
normosmic (adjective), more normosmic, most normosmic
Descriptive of a typical olfactory (smelling) sensation: Because he had a more normosmic nose than most of the employees at the perfume factory, Elias was paid a higher salary.
normosthenuria (s) (noun), normosthenurias (pl)
Natural urine production which is of a regular amount and of a specific gravity: Despite the burning sensation when she urinated, Sharon's doctor assured her of normosthenuria, suggesting that the skin rash was causing the discomfort.
normotension (s) (noun), normotensions (pl)
A typical arterial blood pressure: Alyson regularly used the blood pressure machine at her local drug store to test for normotension.
normotensive (adjective), more normotensive, most normotensive
Characterized by a conventional tone, tension, or pressure: Dr. Reynolds told Al that he had normotensive arterial blood pressure which was a relief for him to hear.
normothermia (s) (noun), normothermias (pl)
An acceptable, typically healthy body temperature: Dr. Pastor advised Mr. Atwood that his daughter should remain in bed until she had three consecutive days of normothermia.
normothermic (adjective), more normothermic, most normothermic
A reference to a condition of regular body temperature: A general guideline to good health is that the more normothermic a person's body temperature is, the healthier he or she is.
normothymotic (adjective), more normothymotic, most normothymotic
Mood-normalizing with reference to drugs that restore unusual moods to what is considered to be typical, but do not affect a preexisting conventional mood: Dr. Diedrich recommended Sarina accept treatment with a normothymotic medication, to stabilize her moods before starting counseling to address her underlying psychological concerns.