A French physiology team found that toddlers prefer smells they were exposed to in the first weeks of life.
Journal of physiology, 2011, doi: 10.1113/jphysiol.2011.20992.
But I then had to understand it all and studied the physiology of alcoholism.
In the early history of physiology there was, quite naturally, little or no thought given to the nature of proteolytic changes.
Chemistry and physiology are no longer what they were, as taught by the instructors of that time.
In learning about the body, we have to study anatomy, physiology, and hygiene.
Principles of physiology applied to the Preservation of Health.
I shall now mention a fact in the physiology of the Queen Bee, more singular than any which has yet been related.
I am glad that you are a candidate for the Chair of physiology in Paris.
The science of physiology indicates most clearly its propriety and dignity.
1560s, "study and description of natural objects," from Middle French physiologie or directly from Latin physiologia "natural science, study of nature," from Greek physiologia "natural science, inquiry into nature," from physio- "nature" (see physio-) + logia "study" (see -logy). Meaning "science of the normal function of living things" is attested from 1610s. Related: Physiologic; physiologist.
physiology phys·i·ol·o·gy (fĭz'ē-ŏl'ə-jē)
The biological study of the functions of living organisms and their parts.
All the functions of a living organism or any of its parts.
The scientific study of an organism's vital functions, including growth and development, the absorption and processing of nutrients, the synthesis and distribution of proteins and other organic molecules, and the functioning of different tissues, organs, and other anatomic structures. Physiology studies the normal mechanical, physical, and biochemical processes of animals and plants.