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PHYSIOLOGY, med. jur. The science which treats of the functions of animals; it is the science of life.
     2. The legal practitioner who expects to rise to eminence, must acquire some acquaintance with physiology. This subject is intimately connected with gestation, birth, life and death. Vide 2 Chit. Pr. 42, n.

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For example, in the animal kingdom the physiologist has observed that no creatures are favorites, but a certain compensation balances every gift and every defect.
The physiologist can discover that both depend upon the nervous system, and he may find that the movements which we call voluntary depend upon higher centres in the brain than those that are reflex.
No physiologist, and still less of a metaphysician, Chief Inspector Heat rose by the force of sympathy, which is a form of fear, above the vulgar conception of time.
TOP consultants and physiologists from a North East hospital have delivered a mini-series of lectures for students at Newcastle School for Boys.
Research projects are already underway across a range of topics, and plans for future research intensification include:Injury tracking and reduction, identifying age and previous injury as predictive of future injury and of potential interest to data analysts, computer programmers, physiologists, textile designers and psychologists in order to understand the human impact of prolonged periods of absence due to injuryInterventions to enhance health and wellness, of potential interest to physiologists, psychologists, engineers, software designers and data analysts.
The large collective working on the project, called the Ager Melo Group, consists of allergists, molecular biologists and plant physiologists working to breed new types of apples that would promote good nutrition and health, ABC News reported.
Exercise physiologists have a vital role at the center of a football team in monitoring and increasing the physiological capacity or fitness levels of the players through various methods.
With discussion of 23 conditions that clinical exercise physiologists routinely encounter in their work, the text provides students and professionals with fundamental knowledge of disease-specific pathology and treatment guidelines, while also guiding readers through the physical exercise physiology associated with exercise testing and training of patients with chronic diseases.
TWO clinical physiologists at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary have raised pounds 6,000 for the British Heart Foundation with an Everest trek.
A national shortage of physiologists could impact on local health services.
Physiologists have calculated that a lone male has the energy to keep himself warm only if the temperature stays above -10[degrees]C.
Respiratory physiologists work directly with patients to deliver diagnostic tests of breathing and treatment for lung disease.