Mental physiology
Physiology Phys`i*ol"o*gy, n.; pl. {Physiologies}. [L. physiologia, Gr. ?; fy`sis nature + ? discourse: cf. F. physiologie.] 1. The science which treats of the phenomena of living organisms; the study of the processes incidental to, and characteristic of, life. [1913 Webster]

Note: It is divided into animal and vegetable physiology, dealing with animal and vegetable life respectively. When applied especially to a study of the functions of the organs and tissues in man, it is called human physiology. [1913 Webster]

2. A treatise on physiology. [1913 Webster]

{Mental physiology}, the science of the functions and phenomena of the mind, as distinguished from a philosophical explanation of the same. [1913 Webster]


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