Examples of physiology in a Sentence
She took a course in anatomy and physiology.
the physiology of diseased plants
Recent Examples of physiology from the Web
One of three Americans who share the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine is a Kansas City native.
Reach Bryant Stamford, a professor of kinesiology and integrative physiology at Hanover College, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Frykholm’s team analyzed physiology and gastric emptying rates and found that a half-hour safety margin after drinking clear fluids was enough to circumvent rates of aspiration.
Even stranger, this fall in relative humidity may be mediated by plants, which have already changed their physiology in response to our newly high-CO2 world.
The 1952 medicine and physiology prize went to Selman Waksman for the discovery of the antibiotic streptomycin, and ignored Waksman’s graduate student Albert Schatz, who actually found the chemical.
This was also true of Monday’s medicine/physiology Nobel for the discovery of the circadian clock.
Whatever the reality, the preeminent concern here is not one of physiology.
Kraus is a professor of neurobiology, physiology; otolaryngology in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northwestern University and is the principal investigator for the Auditory Neuroscience Lab.
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physiology Has Latin Roots
The Latin root physio- generally means "physical", so human physiology deals with just about everything that keeps us alive and working, and other physiology specialties do the same for other animals and for plants. To do anything serious in the field of health, you've obviously got to know how the body's organs and cells function normally. Physiology used to be considered separately from anatomy, which focuses on the body's structures; however, it's now known that structure and function can't easily be separated in a scientific way, so "anatomy and physiology" are often spoken of in the same breath.
Origin and Etymology of physiology
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medical Definition of physiology
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