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  • n. A person who studies or specializes in physiology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who is versed in the science of physiology; a student of the properties and functions of animal and vegetable organs and tissues.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is versed in physiology.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a biologist specializing in physiology


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  • Prior to the speech, G. Liljestrand, member of the Royal Academy of Sciences, addressed the laureate: A great physiologist from the 19th century once coined the expression, "The method is everything".

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  • M. Bernard, who is well known as a physiologist and anatomist, after a careful study of the salivary glands, finds that each of the three, common to nearly all animals, furnishes a different secretion.

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  • "These animals beat the odds and defy the aging process," says Rochelle Buffenstein, a physiologist at the center who had her scientific eye on Old Man since 1980, when she and colleagues captured him in a Kenyan sweet potato field.

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  • So far in the Armstrong case, former teammates, a chiropractor, a sports physiologist, and Tour de France champion Greg LeMond are among those who have received subpoenas.

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  • However, physiologist Mark Andrews of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine writes in the new issue of Scientific American Mind that noise can lead to stress which actually impairs learning and memory.

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  • In June 2004, an animal physiologist, Kathrin Dausmann of Philipps University of Marburg, Germany found that the mammal Lemur of Madagascar hibernates in tree holes for seven months of the year.

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  • Uncounted others, not sick enough to merit rescue by helicopter, were huddled in base camps while their units went out fighting, said Dr. Muza, the Army research physiologist.

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  • But they can interact badly with other drugs and cause side effects including numbness, stomach upset and dehydration, so commanders typically don't distribute them en masse, said Stephen Muza, a research physiologist for the U.S. Army who specializes in altitude sickness.

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