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(1) Physiology  [ Natural sciences ]
Adjective: Physiologic
Adverb: Physiologically

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

     
  The physiology is the study of the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of living beings and their parts:  
     

Physiology is the branch of biology that deals with the internal processes of living organism, including such functions as metabolism, water movement, nutrient transport, respiration, and reproduction, rather than with their shape or structure; the way a particular body or organism works

Physiology has traditionally been divided into:

But the principles of physiology are universal, no matter what particular organism is being studied. Physiology has also independent subdivisions such as cell physiology (the functioning of individual cells)
Other branches of scientific study have grown out of physiology research for example biochemistry, Genetics, pharmacology

(2) Physiology  Biology ]
     
  The  physical and chemical processes or functions of a living organism or its parts or cells that are required for life activities.  
     
Physiologic  [ Biology ]
     
  Related to the functions of the body of an organism. Normal; not pathologic; characteristic of or conforming to the normal functioning or state of the body or a tissue or organ  

 

 

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