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See also : human physiology

Definition : Physiology (/ˌfɪziˈɒlədʒi/; from Ancient Greek φύσις (physis), meaning ’nature, origin’, and -λογία (-logia), meaning ’study of’) is the scientific study of the functions and mechanisms which work within a living system.

As a sub-discipline of biology, the focus of physiology is on how organisms, organ systems, organs, cells, and biomolecules carry out the chemical and physical functions that exist in a living system.

See also

- organism physiology / human physiology
- organ physiology
- tissular physiology
- cellular physiology
- molecular physiology