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Descriptor in English: Physiology
Descriptor in Spanish: Fisiología
Descriptor in Portuguese: Fisiologia
Descriptor in French: Physiologie
Tree number(s): H01.158.782
Scope note: The biological science concerned with the life-supporting properties, functions, and processes of living organisms or their parts.
Annotation: the discipline (education, history, etc) only; use PHYSIOLOGICAL PHENOMENA or specifics treed under it for functions and processes of organisms, or the qualifier / physiology with specific anatomical terms, organisms, and physiological and psychological processes; DF: PHYSIOL
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS UI: 11259
Descriptor UI: D010827
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Physiology - Preferred
Concept UI M0016812
Scope note The biological science concerned with the life-supporting properties, functions, and processes of living organisms or their parts.
Preferred term Physiology



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