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1. physiology

noun. ['ˌfɪziːˈɑːlədʒi'] the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms.

Synonyms

  • hemodynamics
  • neurophysiology
  • kinesiology
  • myology
  • biology

Antonyms

  • leanness

Etymology

  • physiologie (French)
  • physiologia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Physiology

  • micropaleontology
  • dendrochronology
  • transtechnology
  • electrobiology
  • polytechnology
  • intertechnology
  • infotechnology
  • endocrinology
  • anesthesiology
  • paleontology
  • microbiology
  • geomorphology
  • epistemology
  • epidemiology
  • biotechnology
  • bacteriology
  • astrogeology
  • toxicology
  • pharmacology
  • kinesiology
  • gerontology
  • criminology
  • cosmetology
  • chocolatology
  • anthropology
  • terminology
  • scientology
  • rheumatology
  • ornithology
  • ophthalmology

Example sentences of the word physiology


1. Noun, singular or mass
A complete understanding of all areas of anatomy and physiology is essential for the science portion of the TEAS.

Quotes containing the word physiology


1. In examining disease, we gain wisdom about anatomy and physiology and biology. In examining the person with disease, we gain wisdom about life.
- Oliver Sacks

2. Medical training taught me the art of breaking down the complex maze of stories, symbols and rituals into clear systems. You could say that it helped me figure out the anatomy and physiology of mythology and its relevance in a society more incisively. How is it that no society can, or does, exist without them?
- Devdutt Pattanaik

2. physiology

noun. ['ˌfɪziːˈɑːlədʒi'] processes and functions of an organism.

Antonyms

  • fauna

Etymology

  • physiologie (French)
  • physiologia (Latin)
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