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Definition of Physiology

Physiology

  1. The science which treats of the phenomena of living organisms; the study of the processes incidental to, and characteristic of, life.
  2. A treatise on physiology.

Physiology Quotations

A physician's physiology has much the same relation to his power of healing as a cleric's divinity has to his power of influencing conduct.
Samuel Butler

Just as the science and art of agriculture depend upon chemistry and botany, so the art of education depends upon physiology and psychology.
Edward Thorndike

Thanks to our present surgical methods in physiology we can demonstrate at any time almost all phenomena of digestion without the loss of even a single drop of blood, without a single scream from the animal undergoing the experiment.
Ivan Pavlov

Physiology seeks to derive the processes in our own nervous system from general physical forces, without considering whether these processes are or are not accompanied by processes of consciousness.
Wilhelm Wundt

In my second year, after moving to the Medical School, I began the courses of Anatomy and Physiology. I had begun to see that I was interested in cells and their functions.
Sydney Brenner
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Physiology Translations

physiology in German is Physiologie
physiology in Swedish is fysiologi

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