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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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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.
It was that old glory that opened the series of companions of those morning rides; a series which extended through three successive Parisian spring-times and comprised a famous physiologist, a fellow who seemed to hint that mankind could be made immortal or at least everlastingly old; a fashionable philosopher and psychologist who used to lecture to enormous audiences of women with his tongue in his cheek (but never permitted himself anything of the kind when talking to Rita); that surly dandy Cabanel (but he only once, from mere vanity), and everybody else at all distinguished including also a celebrated person who turned out later to be a swindler.
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.
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.
Rob Anderson, Bupa Hospital Cardiff general manager, said, oThe launch of this service is an important development which will benefit many hundreds of patients.o The facilityAEs team of clinical physiologists and administrative support staff will provide tests every day from Monday to Friday for self-paying or insured patients.
Physiologists have calculated that a lone male has the energy to keep himself warm only if the temperature stays above -10[degrees]C.
Designed by a well-known team of California exercise physiologists, "Weight Training" presented a soundly constructed regimen of exercises performed with a light set of barbells.
Traditionally, exercise physiologists have thought the limiting factor in respiration was at the cellular level where oxygen is transferred to the blood.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Nearly 50 years ago, physiologists described the human retina's tricks for improving contrast and sharpening edges in an image, while also capturing faint detail.
of Saint Scholastica) describes how these trends have changed the profession, how exercise physiologists must learn to think of themselves and their work as a result and take charge of their own futures, how changes have come within the academic arm of the profession, how exercise physiologists can create niches and earn credibility, what they can do in and through professional organizations, and what the future holds for professional exercise physiologists.
Respiratory physiologists work directly with patients to deliver diagnostic tests of breathing and treatment for lung disease.
Ecologists, physiologists, and other biologists appear to be unanimous on one point: The team's model has sparked a renaissance for biological-sealing theory.