Meaning of physiology

phys•i•ol•o•gy

Pronunciation: (fiz"ē-ol'u-jē), [key]
— n.
  1. the branch of biology dealing with the functions and activities of living organisms and their parts, including all physical and chemical processes.
  2. the organic processes or functions in an organism or in any of its parts.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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