What does Physiology mean?

Definitions for Physiology
ˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒiPhys·i·ol·o·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. physiologynoun

    the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms

  2. physiologynoun

    processes and functions of an organism

Wiktionary

  1. physiologynoun

    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.

  2. physiologynoun

    The study and description of natural objects; natural science.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Physiologynoun

    the science which treats of the phenomena of living organisms; the study of the processes incidental to, and characteristic of, life

    Etymology: [L. physiologia, Gr. fysiologi`a; fy`sis nature + lo`gos discourse: cf. F. physiologie.]

  2. Physiologynoun

    a treatise on physiology

    Etymology: [L. physiologia, Gr. fysiologi`a; fy`sis nature + lo`gos discourse: cf. F. physiologie.]

Freebase

  1. Physiology

    Physiology is the scientific study of function in living systems. This includes how organisms, organ systems, organs, cells, and bio-molecules carry out the chemical or physical functions that exist in a living system. The highest honor awarded in physiology is the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, awarded since 1901 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Physiology

    fiz-i-ol′ō-ji, n. the science of the nature and processes of life, of the vital phenomena of animals and plants and the functions of their parts—a branch of biology.—adjs. Physiolog′ic, -al.—adv. Physiolog′ically.—v.i. Physiol′ogise.—n. Physiol′ogist. [Gr. physis, nature, logos, science.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Physiology

    The biological science concerned with the life-supporting properties, functions, and processes of living organisms or their parts.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Physiology in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Physiology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Physiology in a Sentence

  1. Laurie Hyland Robertson:

    So we can expect that leg exercise, especially when you approach it in a mindful, purposeful way, to affect not only your quadriceps but also your emotional state, your body's physiology and even your mental outlook.

  2. Oliver Sacks:

    In examining disease, we gain wisdom about anatomy and physiology and biology. In examining the person with disease, we gain wisdom about life.

  3. Colleen Kraft:

    Children are not just little adults ; they have a whole physiology all their own.

  4. Laurie Hyland Robertson:

    Yogic philosophy teaches that the body, mind and spirit are all interconnected — what you do in one area, for example, a physical exercise to strengthen your leg muscles, will have an effect in all of the other areas of your system, so we can expect that leg exercise, especially when you approach it in a mindful, purposeful way, to affect not only your quadriceps but also your emotional state, your body's physiology and even your mental outlook.

  5. Amira Kassis:

    There’s energy needs, depending on the age, height and weight of each pilot – we measured their energy expenditure in the lab here, there’s also protein requirements based on the physiology of each pilot.

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