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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Daan, "Body temperature patterns before, during, and after semi-natural hibernation in the European ground squirrel," Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology, vol.
Douglas et al., "A high-fat diet during rat pregnancy or suckling induces cardiovascular dysfunction in adult offspring," American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol.
Badoer, "AT1 receptors in the paraventricular nucleus mediate the hyperthermia-induced reflex reduction of renal blood flow in rats," American Journal of Physiology--Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol.
Sakamoto, "Diverse mechanisms for body fluid regulation in teleost fishes," American Journal of Physiology--Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol.
Morais, "Annual pattern of fecal corticoid excretion in captive Red-tailed parrots (Amazona brasiliensis)," Journal of Comparative Physiology B, vol.
Elghozi, "Applicability of recent methods used to estimate spontaneous baroreflex sensitivity to resting mice," American Journal of Physiology--Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol.
Mustafa, "High-salt diet enhances mouse aortic relaxation through adenosine [A.sub.2A] receptor via CYP-epoxygenases," American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol.
Journal of Comparative Physiology and Psychology, 75, 483-490.
The article "Rehydration with soft drink-like beverages exacerbates dehydration and worsens dehydration-associated renal injury" is published in the American Journal of Physiology -- Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.
Other areas the review covers are cardiovascular physiology; cell physiology; ecological, evolutionary, and comparative physiology; endocrinology; gastrointestinal physiology; neurophysiology; renal and electrolyte physiology, and respiratory physiology.
Nevertheless, I believe they illustrate how the organisms studied may be advantageous for investigating basic aspects of aquaporins, showing unexpected scenarios where aquaporins are involved, and highlighting how comparative physiology can contribute to our understanding of the function and evolution of these important channels.

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