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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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By sensitizing the MR image to perturbations of the random motion of water molecules in tissues, DWI provides unique insight into pathologic physiology. DWI revolutionized the evaluation of patients with suspected stroke by providing exquisite sensitivity to the presence of brain infarction, virtually immediately after onset.