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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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On the quick scan I wondered why we were taking so many side tracks into general physiology, pharmacology and pharmacognosy.
After teaching a variety of courses during the first few years, since 2001 I have annually taught in the Human Anatomy and Physiology series and upper division courses in Embryology, Histology and General Physiology.
With cross-references to the page numbers of the standard text, the pocket companion covers general physiology, functional organization of the body and control of the internal environment, the cell, protein synthesis, the cell membrane, skeletal and smooth muscle contraction and excitation, electrocardiograms, circulation, among other topics, ending with endocrinology and reproduction, sports physiology, and aviation and space physiology.

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