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Meaning of "physis" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PHYSIS

physis  [ˈfaɪsɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PHYSIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Physis 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 PHYSIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Physis

Physis is a Greek theological, philosophical, and scientific term usually translated into English as "nature".

Definition of physis in the English dictionary

The definition of physis in the dictionary is the part of a bone that is responsible for lengthening. Also known as a growth plate.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PHYSIS


anaclisis
ˌænəˈklaɪsɪs
analysis
əˈnælɪsɪs
anecdysis
ˌænɛkˈdaɪsɪs
basis
ˈbeɪsɪs
crisis
ˈkraɪsɪs
eccrisis
ekˈkraɪsɪs
endysis
ɛnˈdaɪsɪs
epicrisis
ˈɛpɪˌkraɪsɪs
genesis
ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs
hemoptysis
hɪˈmɒptɪsɪs
homeostasis
ˌhəʊmɪəʊˈsteɪsɪs
hypothesis
haɪˈpɒθɪsɪs
Isis
ˈaɪsɪs
lysis
ˈlaɪsɪs
metecdysis
ˌmɛtɛkˈdaɪsɪs
noncrisis
ˌnɒnˈkraɪsɪs
oasis
əʊˈeɪsɪs
phthisis
ˈθaɪsɪs
precrisis
priːˈkraɪsɪs
synthesis
ˈsɪnθɪsɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PHYSIS

physiographical
physiographically
physiography
physiol.
physiolater
physiolatry
physiologic
physiological
physiological psychology
physiologically
physiologist
physiologus
physiology
physiopathology
physiotherapist
physiotherapy
physique
physiqued
physitheism
physitheistic

WORDS THAT END LIKE PHYSIS

adenohypophysis
apophysis
catalysis
dialysis
diaphysis
diapophysis
epiphysis
hypophysis
in the last analysis
market analysis
methysis
neurohypophysis
paralysis
paraphysis
parapophysis
pleurapophysis
quantitative analysis
symphysis
synchysis
zygapophysis

Synonyms and antonyms of physis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «physis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PHYSIS

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

Translator English - Chinese

骨骺
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

physis
570 millions of speakers

English

physis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

physis
380 millions of speakers
ar

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أنمية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

физис
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

physis
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

physis
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

physis
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Physis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Physis
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

骨端
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

physis
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Physis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

physis
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

physis
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फिजिज्
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

fizis
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

physis
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

physis
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

физис
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

physis
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Φύση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

physis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

physis
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

physis
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of physis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PHYSIS»

The term «physis» is regularly used and occupies the 95.129 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PHYSIS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «physis» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «physis» 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 physis

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PHYSIS»

Discover the use of physis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to physis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Physis
In PHYSIS, the fifth book of the series, he weaves philosophical reflection in and out of an encounter with the body of the mountain, the body of language, and the human body that bridges the two.
Nicolas Pesquès, Cole Swensen, 2007
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The Challenge of Physis: Reconciling Nature and Reason in ...
From Politics III, I argue that the constitution as the organization of citizens manifests their notion of what counts as living well.
Adriel M. Trott, 2008
3
Skeletal Tissue Mechanics
In the newborn, the physis is typically a flat, more or less circular plate. As the child grows and the bones become larger, the physis must increase in diameter. This increase is achieved by cell division at its circumference in a region called the ...
R. Bruce Martin, David B. Burr, Neil A. Sharkey, 1998
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Hereditary Bone and Joint Diseases in the Dog: ...
The distal ulnar physis grows at a rate equal to that of the proximal and distal radial physes combined. It is considered to contribute 85% of the total length of the ulna, 100% of the length of the ulna distal to the humerora- dial joint. Growth in ...
Joe P. Morgan, Alida Wind, Autumn P. Davidson, 2000
5
Morality and Self Interest in Protagoras Antiphon and Democritus
Proponents of the biological interpretation of physis partly support their view on the ground that Antiphon talks about restrictions on physis as restrictions on bodily organs. However, restrictions are also said to be put on the desires of the mind; ...
Michael Nill, 1985
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Order and History
The effect is clear; and it has become so clear through the Platonic portrait of the sophists that the issue Physis- Nomos has become a historiographic cliche that obscures a rather differentiated problem. The method of reconstructing the ...
Eric Voegelin, Athanasios Moulakis, 2000
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Hand Surgery
In spite of this, only 15% of bony injuries in children involve the physis (5,6), although, in the hand, this proportion is higher (30% to 52%) (7). Fractures are more common than physeal injuries throughout childhood, except during perinatal and ...
Richard A. Berger, Arnold-Peter C. Weiss, 2004
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The Invisible Origins of Legal Positivism: A Re-Reading of a ...
Nature intercedes between man and his thoughts so as to render human thought impure or, at least, to produce a more complex physis. Drawing from Aristotle's characterization of human beings as "rational animals," one part is higher and ...
W.E. Conklin, 2001
9
Durkheim Through the Lens of Aristotle: Durkheimian, ...
The Greek term physis means the same as our term nature? There are two senses of the word nature in English and these are present in the Greek usage of physis as well. One is a collective sense in which the reference is to the sum total of ...
Douglas F. Challenger, 1994
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From Popular Sovereignty to the Sovereignty of Law: Law, ...
Here voui^e clearly represents nomos as the opponent of physis: earlier in the scene Wrong claims to have been the first to conceive the idea of contradicting the nomoi and regulations of justice.241 We might remark in passing that the ...
Martin Ostwald, 1986

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PHYSIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term physis is used in the context of the following news items.
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Mads Mikkelsen: «Du kannst nie zu weit gehen»
Wie er mit seiner Physis umgeht, seinem Gesicht … Er erzählte präzise Geschichten, ohne ein Wort zu sagen. Er verwandelte das Absurde in ... «Solothurner Zeitung, Jul 15»
2
Study on cold water corals reveals manmade threats
... NGO Enalia Physis Environmental Research Centre; Aix-Marseille University – Mediterranean Institute for Biodiversity & Ecology in France; ... «Cyprus Mail, Jun 15»
3
The Bible and Ancient Philosophy in Greek Synagogal Prayers
That it is God's very nature (physis) to be good is, however, a typically Greek idea. A belief in the inherent goodness of god or the gods was ... «The Bible and Interpretation, Jun 15»
4
A Strauss of Cards
Nomos had to give way to physis. In antinomian mode, he spent several hours that were supposed to be devoted to Plato's Laws to savaging a ... «The National Interest Online, Jun 15»
5
STEM Students Study Abroad for Social Good
Students even submit their findings to the student scientific journal, Physis: Journal of Marine Science. All this while immersing themselves in ... «Triple Pundit, Jun 15»
6
German Idealism and Cardinal Kasper's Theological Project
That is, there is no unappealable objectivity in the sense of the classical concept of physis (nature); even material reality and its order are the ... «Catholic World Report, Jun 15»
7
Classification and surgical treatment of the angled thumb
... to the physis and articular cartilage, because it addresses the anatomic deformity and produce better correction regardless of the IP position. «BMC Blogs Network, May 15»
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Veterinarians Discuss Limb Deformities
"If (injecting the physis) has any impact at all, it changes the way the foal loads the leg because it's painful," Santschi said. "I don't think it has a ... «TheHorse.com, May 15»
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Kevin DeYoung's New Book on Homosexuality: A Critical Review …
“Even when Paul references nature (physis) in 1 Corinthians 11:14—a more difficult passage for the conservative to explain since it has to do ... «Patheos, Apr 15»
10
The Good Son
The man is trapped between the physis of the relationship with his mother and his love for a fragile young woman. When asked whether she ... «Neos Kosmos, Apr 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Physis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/physis>. Dec 2019 ».
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