physiology

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physiology phys·i·ol·o·gy (fĭz'ē-ŏl'ə-jē)
n.
Abbr. phys.

  1. The biological study of the functions of living organisms and their parts.

  2. All the functions of a living organism or any of its parts.


phys'i·ol'o·gist n.
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