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Definition 1: processes and functions of an organism - [noun denoting attribute]

(physiology is a kind of ...) an attribute of the body

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) generate an electrical impulse

"the neurons fired fast"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) increase the likelihood of (a response)

"The stimulus facilitates a delayed impulse"

Definition 2: the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms - [noun denoting cognition]

(physiology is a kind of ...) the science that studies living organisms

(... is a kind of physiology ) the branch of physiology that studies the circulation of the blood and the forces involved

(... is a kind of physiology ) the branch of physiology that studies muscles

(... is a kind of physiology ) the branch of physiology that studies the mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement

(... is a kind of physiology ) the branch of neuroscience that studies the physiology of the nervous system

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to an autacoid

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) capable of responding to stimuli

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) conducting nerve impulses in a direction opposite to normal

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) of sexual organs; stiff and rigid

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) filled with vascular sinuses and capable of becoming distended and rigid as the result of being filled with blood

"erectile tissue" "the penis is an erectile organ"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) of or involving muscular contraction in which tension is constant while length changes

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) of or involving muscular contraction in which tension increases while length remains constant

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying information away from the CNS

"efferent nerves and impulses"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) of nerves and nerve impulses; conveying sensory information from the sense organs to the CNS

"afferent nerves" "afferent impulses"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) especially of muscles; bringing together or drawing toward the midline of the body or toward an adjacent part

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) of two or more muscles; having equal tension

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (used of blood) not supplied with oxygen

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) relating to involuntary bodily functions

"vegetative functions such as digestion or growth or circulation"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) relating to or controlled by the autonomic nervous system

"autonomic reflexes"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) without volition or conscious control

"the automatic shrinking of the pupils of the eye in strong light" "a reflex knee jerk" "sneezing is reflexive"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) controlled by the autonomic nervous system; without conscious control

"involuntary muscles" "gave an involuntary start"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) increasing (or tending to increase) blood pressure

"pressor reflexes"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to or producing normal tone or tonus in muscles or tissue

"a tonic reflex" "tonic muscle contraction"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) controlled by individual volition

"voluntary motions" "voluntary muscles"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) of or relating to the sympathetic nervous system

"sympathetic neurons" "sympathetic stimulation"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) located outside the alimentary tract

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) especially of muscles; drawing away from the midline of the body or from an adjacent part

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) excite to some characteristic action or condition, such as motion, contraction, or nervous impulse, by the application of a stimulus

"irritate the glands of a leaf"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the natural lens of the eye

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation

"sensitivity to pain"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state

"the humors are blood and phlegm and yellow and black bile"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) a muscle that opposes the action of another

"the biceps and triceps are antagonistic muscles"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) regulation or maintenance of a function or action or reflex etc

"the timing and control of his movements were unimpaired" "he had lost control of his sphincters"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) a shortening or tensing of a part or organ (especially of a muscle or muscle fiber)

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) moving of a body part toward the central axis of the body

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) the spread of sensory neural impulses in the cortex

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) the normal degeneration and death of living cells (as in various epithelial cells)

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) stimulate to action

"innervate a muscle or a nerve"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) metabolic equilibrium actively maintained by several complex biological mechanisms that operate via the autonomic nervous system to offset disrupting changes

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) the process whereby multiple stimuli can produce a response (in a muscle or nerve or other part) that one stimulus alone does not produce

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) the effect of a stimulus (on nerves or organs etc.)

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) the gradual lengthening of inactive muscle or muscle fibers

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) the organic process of nourishing or being nourished; the processes by which an organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and maintenance

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) the process whereby nerves can retard or prevent the functioning of an organ or part

"the inhibition of the heart by the vagus nerve"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) processes that maintain a generally constant physiological state in a cell or organism

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) the normal equilibrium between acids and alkalis in the body

"with a normal acid-base balance in the body the blood is slightly alkaline"

(physiology is the domain which ... is member of) (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)

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