noun, plural phy·ses [fahy-seez] /ˈfaɪ siz/.
Origin of physis
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The most important characteristic of the Physis or Nature is its its artistic creativeness.
Another: It is all physiological units; but his reason asks: What is the “physis,” the nature and “innate tendency” of the units?Scientific Essays and Lectures|Charles Kingsley
Another—It is all physiological units: but his reason asks—What is the “physis,” the nature and innate tendency of the units?Westminster Sermons|Charles Kingsley
Greatest, said Galen, is the Physis, and Hippocrates is its prophet.
Founded by the philosophers upon nature (physis) it was physical.Comparative Religion|J. Estlin Carpenter