Physiology

Phys`i*ol"o*gy

(?), n.;
pl. Physiologies (#).
[L. physiologia, Gr. ; fy`sis nature + discourse: cf. F. physiologie.] 1. The science which treats of the phenomena of living organisms; the study of the processes incidental to, and characteristic of, life.
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It is divided into animal and vegetable physiology, dealing with animal and vegetable life respectively. When applied especially to a study of the functions of the organs and tissues in man, it is called human physiology.
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2. A treatise on physiology.
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Mental physiology, the science of the functions and phenomena of the mind, as distinguished from a philosophical explanation of the same.
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