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English noun: physiology

1. physiology (cognition) the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms

Broader (hypernym)biological science, biology

Narrower (hyponym)hemodynamics, kinesiology, myology, neurophysiology

Domain category membersabducent, abducting, abduction, accommodation, acid-base balance, acid-base equilibrium, adaptation, adducent, adducting, adduction, adductive, afferent, antagonistic muscle, antidromic, autacoidal, automatic, autonomic, autoregulation, cavernous, cell death, contraction, control, efferent, erect, erectile, excitable, homeostasis, humor, humour, inhibition, innervate, involuntary, irradiation, irritable, irritate, isometric, isotonic, isotonic, localisation, localisation of function, localisation principle, localization, localization of function, localization principle, motorial, muscle contraction, muscular contraction, necrobiosis, nutrition, parenteral, pressor, reflex, reflexive, relaxation, sensibility, sensitiveness, sensitivity, stimulation, summation, sympathetic, tonic, tumid, unaerated, unoxygenated, vegetative, voluntary

2. physiology (attribute) processes and functions of an organism

Broader (hypernym)bodily property

Domain category membersfacilitate

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