Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of physiology.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Balzac left off to some extent, though never entirely, those miscellaneous writings -- reviews (including puffs), comic or general sketches, political diatribes, "physiologies" and the like -- which, with his discarded prefaces and much more interesting matter, were at last, not many years ago, included in four stout volumes of the

    The Human Comedy: Introductions and Appendix

  • There was a passing craze for revaluations ” what were called physiologies; and in 1829, Balzac dashed off a Physiologie du mariage ” 'by a Bachelor.'

    Balzac at Thirty

  • "But this is a very complicated set of physiologies and nicotine is an extraordinarily complicated drug."

    CDC: Most U.S. kids get recommended vaccines

  • In the five thousand years of recorded human history, and indeed, inallof anthropologically and archeologically knowable human history, it is inarguably true that every single significant technological advance has been rapidly propagated across all cultures and societies, and that every individual human (for it is the individual who holds primacy of place in all human philosophies) quickly experienced profound and positive changes to their lives, physiologies, and psyches because of that advance.

    April 2009

  • Symbiogenesis – the appearance of new behaviors, tissues, organs, organ systems, physiologies or species as a result of symbiont interaction – is the major source of evolutionary novelty in eukaryotes: animals, plants and fungi.

    Behe and Gene discuss the Evolution of the Flagellum

  • As he travels through the landscape he meets different people with diverse philosophies and physiologies.

    Philosophy Swirling Around an Exotic Sun

  • Apparently their different physiologies make the males more likely to drop dead, a phenomenon we named Sudden Rooster Death Syndrome.

    Birdology

  • Though scientists understand the principles underlying many flight-enhancing physiologies, from birds 'hollow bones to dragonflies' flexible wings, the biomechanics of turning was in many ways a mystery.

    Wired Top Stories

  • One of those sexually ambivalent physiologies, chesty, aggressive male on top, dumpy housewife on the bottom.

    Glass Handcuffs

  • Think about fighting a lightly-armed, lightly dressed, fleet-footed enemy with better knowledge of the harsh terrain, and with physiologies acclimated to the thinner, drier air.

    William Astore: The Price of Pushing Our Troops Too Far

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.