Medical Dictionary


adj func·tion·al \ˈfəŋ(k)-shnəl, -shən-əl\

Medical Definition of FUNCTIONAL

a :  of, connected with, or being a function—compare structural 1 b :  affecting physiological or psychological functions but not organic structure <functional heart disease> <a functional psychosis>—compare organic 1b
:  performing or able to perform a regular function
func·tion·al·ly \-ē\ adverb
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