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physiology
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
the branch of biology that studies the functioning of organisms; or an organism's processes and functions
  • But 'taking of nourishment' is basic physiology, and to tell someone to 'savor' it is pure sarcasm.
    4.10 - The Thermometer (65% in)
  • You know, too, that the spots and shadows inside you are for the most part matters of physiology.
    5.5 - Encyclopedia (39% in)
  • When, for example, he's a part-time physician, physiologist, and anatomist with some intimate knowledge of life's undergarments.
    5.6 - Humaniora (47% in)
  • Are you interested in physiology?
    5.6 - Humaniora (71% in)
  • Those are all reactions, you see, But since all reactions and reflexes, by their very nature, serve some purpose, we physiologists are almost forced to conclude that such secondary phenomena due to psychological factors are actually meant to protect the body, are defense mechanisms, much like goose bumps.
    5.6 - Humaniora (78% in)
  • These were books on anatomy, physiology, and biology, written in various languages—German, French, and English—and sent him one day by the local bookdealer; evidently he had ordered them, on his own and without a word to anyone, while taking a walk down in Platz alone.
    5.7 - Research (34% in)
  • Things don't always happen the way we find them described in a physiology textbook.
    6.4 - An Outburst of Temper / Something Very Embarrassing (37% in)

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