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physiology


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Physiology  \Phys`i*ol"o*gy\,  n.;  pl  {Physiologies}.  [L. 
  physiologia,  Gr  ?;  fy`sis  nature  +  ?  discourse:  cf  F. 
  physiologie.] 
  1.  The  science  which  treats  of  the  phenomena  of  living 
  organisms;  the  study  of  the  processes  incidental  to  and 
  characteristic  of  life. 
 
  Note:  It  is  divided  into  animal  and  vegetable  physiology, 
  dealing  with  animal  and  vegetable  life  respectively. 
  When  applied  especially  to  a  study  of  the  functions  of 
  the  organs  and  tissues  in  man,  it  is  called  human 
  physiology. 
 
  2.  A  treatise  on  physiology. 
 
  {Mental  physiology},  the  science  of  the  functions  and 
  phenomena  of  the  mind,  as  distinguished  from  a 
  philosophical  explanation  of  the  same 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  physiology 
  n  1:  the  branch  of  the  biological  sciences  dealing  with  the 
  functioning  of  organisms 
  2:  processes  and  functions  of  an  organism 




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