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The rate of technological and human physiological change in the 20th century has been remarkable. Beyond that, a synergy between the improved technology and physiology is more than the simple addition of the two.
Robert Fogel

Meaning of "physiology" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PHYSIOLOGY

From Latin physiologia, from Greek.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PHYSIOLOGY

physiology  [ˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PHYSIOLOGY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Physiology is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PHYSIOLOGY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

physiology

Physiology

Physiology (/ˌfɪziˈɒlədʒi/; from Ancient Greek φύσις (physis), meaning "nature, origin", and -λογία (-logia), meaning "study of") is the scientific study of function in living systems. A sub-discipline of biology, its focus is in how organisms, organ systems, organs, cells, and bio-molecules carry out the chemical or physical functions that exist in a living system. Given the size of the field it is divided into, among others: human physiology, animal physiology, plant physiology, cellular physiology, microbial physiology (see microbial metabolism), bacterial physiology, viral physiology. The highest honor awarded in physiology is the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, awarded since 1901 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

Definition of physiology in the English dictionary

The definition of physiology in the dictionary is the branch of science concerned with the functioning of organisms. Other definition of physiology is the processes and functions of all or part of an organism.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PHYSIOLOGY


anesthesiology
ˌænɪsˌθiːzɪˈɒlədʒɪ
archaeology
ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ
archeology
ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ
biology
baɪˈɒlədʒɪ
cardiology
ˌkɑːdɪˈɒlədʒɪ
epidemiology
ˌɛpɪˌdiːmɪˈɒlədʒɪ
etiology
ˌiːtɪˈɒlədʒɪ
geology
dʒɪˈɒlədʒɪ
hydrogeology
ˌhaɪdrədʒɪˈɒlədʒɪ
ideology
ˌaɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪ
kinesiology
kɪˌniːsɪˈɒlədʒɪ
microbiology
ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ
neurobiology
ˌnjʊərəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ
ology
ˈɒlədʒɪ
pathophysiology
ˌpæθəʊˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ
radiology
ˌreɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪ
sociology
ˌsəʊsɪˈɒlədʒɪ
soteriology
sɒˌtɪərɪˈɒlədʒɪ
theology
θɪˈɒlədʒɪ
zoology
zəʊˈɒlədʒɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PHYSIOLOGY

physiognomically
physiognomist
physiognomy
physiographer
physiographic
physiographical
physiographically
physiography
physiol.
physiolater
physiolatry
physiologic
physiological
physiological psychology
physiologically
physiologist
physiologus
physiopathology
physiotherapist
physiotherapy

WORDS THAT END LIKE PHYSIOLOGY

anthology
anthropology
apology
astrology
biotechnology
dermatology
ecology
genealogy
histology
homology
information technology
methodology
mythology
neurology
oncology
pathology
pharmacology
phonology
psychology
technology
terminology

Synonyms and antonyms of physiology in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «physiology» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PHYSIOLOGY

Find out the translation of physiology to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of physiology from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «physiology» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

生理学
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

fisiología
570 millions of speakers

English

physiology
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

फिजियोलॉजी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

علم وظائف الأعضاء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

физиология
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fisiologia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দেহতত্ব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

physiologie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Fisiologi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Physiologie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

生理学
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

생리학
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Fisiologi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sinh lý
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உடலியல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शरीरविज्ञानशास्त्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

fizyoloji
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

fisiologia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

fizjologia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

фізіологія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fiziologie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φυσιολογία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

fisiologie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fysiologi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fysiologi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of physiology

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PHYSIOLOGY»

The term «physiology» is very widely used and occupies the 14.373 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PHYSIOLOGY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «physiology» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «physiology» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about physiology

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10 QUOTES WITH «PHYSIOLOGY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word physiology.
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David Agus
I'm a big believer in what's called personalized medicine, which refers to customizing your health care to your specific needs based on your physiology, genetics, value system and unique conditions.
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Barbara Block
I remember being in strong physics, physiology and biology classes.
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Gro Harlem Brundtland
Osteoporosis, as the third threat, is particularly attributable to women's physiology.
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Samuel Butler
A physician's physiology has much the same relation to his power of healing as a cleric's divinity has to his power of influencing conduct.
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Michael Dickinson
Fly flight is just a great phenomenon to study. It has everything - from the most sophisticated sensory biology; really, really interesting physics; really interesting muscle physiology; really interesting neural computations.
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Robert Fogel
The rate of technological and human physiological change in the 20th century has been remarkable. Beyond that, a synergy between the improved technology and physiology is more than the simple addition of the two.
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Richard MacDonald
I use zero photography. I have a photographic memory and a complete knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and an interest in grasping the moment of what is happening, not just the outside, but the inside out.
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Ernst Mach
Without renouncing the support of physics, it is possible for the physiology of the senses, not only to pursue its own course of development, but also to afford to physical science itself powerful assistance.
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Henry James Sumner Maine
The inquiries of the jurist are in truth prosecuted much as inquiry in physic and physiology was prosecuted before observation had taken the place of assumption.
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Johannes P. Muller
Physiology is the science which treats of the properties of organic bodies, animal and vegetable, of the phenomena they present, and of the laws which govern their actions. Inorganic substances are the objects of other sciences, - physics and chemistry.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PHYSIOLOGY»

Discover the use of physiology in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to physiology and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Human Physiology: From Cells to Systems
Plus, the program offers a complete complement of media tools for learning and teaching. Additionally, this new edition has an entirely revised art program offering realistic and three-dimensional art as well as new flow diagrams.
Lauralee Sherwood, 2008
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Physiology,
This book is ideal as both a textbook and as a review guide for the boards. Provides step-by-step explanations and easy-to-follow diagrams clearly depicting physiologic principles.
Linda S. Costanzo, 2009
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ACSM's Advanced Exercise Physiology
Written by international experts in physiology, exercise physiology, and research, ACSM's Advanced Exercise Physiology gives students an advanced level of understanding of exercise physiology.
Charles M. Tipton, 2006
4
Physiology Cases and Problems
This collection of 62 cases covers the clinically relevant physiology topics that first- and second-year medical students need to know for a first-year physiology course and for USMLE step 1.
Linda Costanzo, 2012
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Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology: Enhanced E-book
The 12th edition of Guyton and Hall Textbook of Medical Physiology continues this bestselling title's long tradition as one of the world's favorite physiology textbooks.
John E. Hall, 2010
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Respiratory Physiology: The Essentials
Widely considered the "gold standard" for the teaching and learning of respiratory physiology, this fully updated Ninth Edition includes key points for each chapter and multiple-choice review questions and answers with full explanations.
John Burnard West, 2012
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Physiology
A much-anticipated addition to the popular Lippincott's Illustrated Review (LIR) series, this comprehensive review of Physiology enables rapid review and assimilation of large amounts of complex information about the essentials of medical ...
Robin R. Preston, Thad E. Wilson, 2012
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The Physiology of Fishes, Third Edition
The Physiology of Fishes, Third Edition, completely updated with a molecular perspective, continues to be regarded as the best single-volume general reference on all major areas of research in fish physiology.
David H. Evans, James B. Claiborne, 2005
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Physiology
This one-volume, portable text contains 300 USMLE-style questions with answers and explanations. New to the edition are more questions, updated case studies in clinical decision making, concise outlines, and expanded diagrams.
John Bullock, Joseph Boyle, Michael B. Wang, 2001
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Physiology: PreTest Self-Assessment and Review: PreTest ...
These "500 questions, answers, and explanation" books are designed to simulate the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1.
James Ryan, Michael Wang, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PHYSIOLOGY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term physiology is used in the context of the following news items.
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Nike's Bizarre 'Ice Hat' Concept Helps Athletes Cool Down
There's actually some physiology here. Heat plays a big role in muscle fatigue. Performance and endurance decrease (and heart rate ... «Wired, Jul 15»
2
Supergrass: harvesting the energy potential of riverbank plants
Michael Jones of Trinity College Dublin's Botany and Plant Physiology department: “One of the things that is happening when these plants are ... «euronews, Jul 15»
3
Funding boost for new medical research centre in Glasgow
Precision medicine seeks treatments based on a patient's own physiology and response to diseases, rather than a one-size-fits-all approach. «BBC News, Jul 15»
4
Four exercises to help strengthen and relieve hip and lower back pain
He holds bachelor's degrees in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine and a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology. Carlos is a Certified ... «WDRB, Jul 15»
5
Chris Froome's Tour de France: through the rain, abuse and urine to …
Ironically, much of the insinuation was generated in French media circles, including by Dr Pierre Sallet, resident expert in physiology of the host ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Unraveling the obscure origins behind a trio of Banting paintings
... his co-discovery of insulin which led him, in 1923, to become the youngest recipient of the Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine at age 32. «The Globe and Mail, Jul 15»
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Transciptionist wraps up 46 years
Schuh said she loved the medical classes like anatomy and physiology, and she even learned medical shorthand. “It was everything I wanted," ... «La Crosse Tribune, Jul 15»
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Multiple sclerosis breakthrough: Scientists develop technology to …
"Now, because there are changes in the physiology and position and how the scans are obtained ... areas ... show up that aren't real. "The job ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
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Scientists Uncover Alaskan Plesiosaur
Patrick Druckenmiller, an earth science curator at University of Alaska Museum of the North, said that the creature had very similar physiology ... «Design & Trend, Jul 15»
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Findings illuminate animal evolution in protein function
... and Diomedes Logothetis, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at VCU's School of Medicine. «Phys.Org, Jul 15»

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