Physiology meaning

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Physiology is the study of organisms, their functions and their parts.

An example of physiology is the study of the human body.

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All the functions of a living organism or any of its parts.
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All the functions of a living organism or any of its parts.
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The branch of biology dealing with the functions and vital processes of living organisms or their parts and organs.
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The biological study of the functions of living organisms and their parts.
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The biological study of the functions of living organisms and their parts.
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The scientific study of an organism's vital functions, including growth and development, the absorption and processing of nutrients, the synthesis and distribution of proteins and other organic molecules, and the functioning of different tissues, organs, and other anatomic structures. Physiology studies the normal mechanical, physical, and biochemical processes of animals and plants.
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A branch of biology that deals with the functions and activities of life or of living matter (as organs, tissues, or cells) and of the physical and chemical phenomena involved.
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The functions and vital processes, collectively (of an organism, or of an organ or system of organs)
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Origin of physiology

  • From French physiologie, from Latin physiologia, from Ancient Greek φυσιολογία (phusiologia, “natural philosophy"), from φύσις (phusis, “nature") + λόγος (logos, “word").

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