[ fiz-ee-ol-uh-jist ]


  1. a specialist in physiology.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of physiologist1

First recorded in 1655–65; physiolog(y) + -ist
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Example Sentences

The technical term among physiologists is “homeostasis,” the process whereby organisms maintain their internal environment within limits.

Have a nearby exercise physiologist fit you with a portable oxygen-measuring mask, to measure your energy consumption at that pace.

He’s a physiologist who co-discovered adult human brown fat in 2009.

He’s a space physiologist who works at the University of California, San Diego.

I am an immunologist and physiologist interested in the effects of combined infections on immunity.

The problem, says UC Davis physiologist and nutritionist Linda Bacon, is that very few people can lose weight and keep it off.

He was no anatomist, no physiologist, but rather what nowadays we should call a pharmacologist.

It is the mental emotional character of the pigeon which is changed when the physiologist cuts off parts of his brain.

We are concerned with him simply as a vegetable physiologist and in that character his fame is imperishable.

The physiologist cannot afford to lose this process from the category of chemico-vital, or biochemical manifestations.

In Figure 64 the position of the advanced hand of each of the priests nearest to the grove is very suggestive to the physiologist.





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