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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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In terms of finances, physiologic births are significantly less expensive than medicalized births.
The hormonal and physiologic changes of pregnancy are widely different in each woman, and sometimes the long-term side effects and complications can be completely unpredictable.
PhysioLogic Human Performance Systems LLC will be present at the marcus evans Long-Term Care CXO Summit Spring 2015.
Melanin pigmentation is most commonly and widely seen physiologic pigmentation of oral mucosa.
The protocol encompasses the concepts of muscle floor training, physiologic quieting, biofeedback, electrical stimulation, and discrimination training.
To illustrate the safety of his approach, developed over 50 years as a practicing endocrinologist, Jefferies treated infertility with physiologic dosages of cortisol.
Results showed that short-term exposure to concentrated secondhand smoke significantly and immediately impacted participants' airways, invoking such physiologic changes as increased airway impedance and resistance.
Included is a companion CD depicting physiologic processes, physical assessment video clips, an English/Spanish glossary with definitions and audio pronunciations, an anatomy colouring book, and a fluids and electrolytes tutorial.
Its HemoDefend platform removes toxins from blood and physiologic fluids by capturing harmful substances based on size and surface adsorption and specifically targeting antibodies, foreign antigens, cytokines, inflammatory mediators, free hemoglobin and bioactive lipids that potentially can be dangerous.
The main changes [in STRAW-10] have to do with the late reproductive stage and the early postmenopausal stage, which has been subdivided to give more detail, and in turn help understand the physiologic changes that occur at these rimes.
The physiologic rationale for early mobilization has been discussed since the early 1990s in papers written in part by leaders in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy.
The technology is also capable of physiologic scanning of living creatures.