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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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If men descended from the apes at an unknown period of time, that is as comprehensible as that they were made from a handful of earth at a certain period of time (in the first case the unknown quantity is the time, in the second case it is the origin); and the question of how man's consciousness of freedom is to be reconciled with the law of necessity to which he is subject cannot be solved by comparative physiology and zoology, for in a frog, a rabbit, or an ape, we can observe only the muscular nervous activity, but in man we observe consciousness as well as the muscular and nervous activity.
I rested from work for some days after this, and was in a mind to write an account of the whole affair to wake up English physiology.
Bell's "School of Vocal Physiology," too, from which he had hoped so much, had come to an inglorious end.
He was very anxious to pass, first to save himself time and expense, for money had been slipping through his fingers during the last four months with incredible speed; and then because this examination marked the end of the drudgery: after that the student had to do with medicine, midwifery, and surgery, the interest of which was more vivid than the anatomy and physiology with which he had been hitherto concerned.
Had I even the secret of one such mind, did I hold the key to the fancy of even one lunatic, I might advance my own branch of science to a pitch compared with which Burdon-Sanderson's physiology or Ferrier's brain knowledge would be as nothing.
It is not the existence of God or the idea of good which he approaches in a tentative or hesitating manner, but the investigations of physiology.
According to medieval physiology there were four chief liquids in the human body, namely blood, phlegm, bile, and black bile, and an excess of any of them produced an undue predominance of the corresponding quality; thus, an excess of phlegm made a person phlegmatic, or dull; or an excess of black bile, melancholy.
He was speaking at the first probe conference entitled Biology: Down the Road' organized by the Department of Physiology, University of Karachi, at the Campus.
KARACHI -- University of Karachi on Tuesday inaugurated the 1st Probe Conference entitled Biology down the Road, organized by its Department of Physiology at Arts Auditorium.
Summary: Stockholm [Sweden], Oct 2 (ANI): The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 was awarded to three scientists Jeffrey C.
Articles range from discussion of coronary artery development and developmental mechanisms of aortic valve malformation and disease, to the integrative physiology of insect chill tolerance, to the physiology and molecular underpinnings of the effects of bariatric surgery on obesity and diabetes, to mitochondrial dysfunction in lung pathogenesis.
It attracted a large number of teachers in physiology from various medical institutions of the country from Karachi to Azad Jammu Kashmir.