, Volume 23, Issue 1, pp 81–107 | Cite as

Explications of Functional Entailment in Relational Pathophysiology

Original Paper


I explicate how various relational interactions between (M,R)-systems may have realizations in pathophysiology, and how the possible reversals of the effects of these interactions then become therapeutic models. Functional entailment receives a rigorous category-theoretic treatment, and plays a crucial role in this continuing saga of relational biology.


Relational biology Functional entailment (M,R)-systems Pathophysiology Therapeutics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.OttawaCanada

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