Physiology - The word physiology is from the Ancient Greek (phusiología) and it is the study of how organisms perform their vital functions. An example is the study of how a muscle contracts or the force contracting muscles exert on the skeleton. It was introduced by French physician Jean Fernery in 1552. Physiology is built upon a tripod of sciences: physics, chemistry, and anatomy.
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Table of Contents
The Integumentary System
The Nervous System
The Muscular System
The Cardiovascular System
The Urinary System
The Respiritory System
The Gastrointestinal System
The Endocrine System
The Male Reproductive System
The Female Reproductive System
Pregnancy and Birth
Genetics and Inheritance
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