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date: 06 October 2022

physiology 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Medicine
Author(s):
Tilly TanseyTilly Tansey

Twentieth-century physiology included detailed examinations, at several levels, of the functioning of particular organs or systems both in the laboratory and in the intact animal investigations into the intrinsic and extrinsic control mechanisms of those systems by neural or blood-borne factors; broader studies, of the interaction and integration between different systems; and analyses of multi-organ, whole-body, integration and regulation. Some specific examples of notable advances will be briefly reviewed.... ...

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