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1. Physical, physiological, 2. Natural, relating to physics.

Origin: G. Physis, nature

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selective advantage for certain blood groups

the human physiology is fascinating and at times leaves us bewildered at the splendor of its intricacy. i am puzzled as to why we have so many different blood types / groups etc. how were blood groups evolved? i don't understand ...

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Thu Oct 10, 2013 1:16 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: selective advantage for certain blood groups
Replies: 1
Views: 1524

Positive feedback -- NOT homeostasis?

... Positive feedback isn't a homeostatic mechanism." I didn't raise my hand, so I guess I was wrong. But after reading through some clinical physio books and searching the net, everyone seems to agree that positive feedback is part of homeostasis. I haven't been able to catch my professor ...

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by Triangular
Sun Oct 07, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Positive feedback -- NOT homeostasis?
Replies: 3
Views: 22848

Re: question for evolutionary biologist.

... and creating a species. Science by it very nature can't explain how life was created because science is constrained by natural laws. Life is not a physio/chemical entity that can be explained by natural laws. He also is having trouble understanding that, as I of course have in believing in fairies ...

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by scottie
Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:23 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: question for evolutionary biologist.
Replies: 26
Views: 34571

Physio question contractions and summation?

So in our experiment we applied an electrical stimulus to simultaneously (ie synchronously) activate all motor-neurons to muscle. IS this synchronous way how motor-neurons to a muscle would be activated in the body? wHy? I know it doesn't but i'm struggling with the why bit... thanks

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by starbuckscoffee
Wed May 26, 2010 2:29 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Physio question contractions and summation?
Replies: 0
Views: 2069

Intraspecific Adaptation Biology: A New Separated Direction

... During this phase of inactivity individuals remain at deeper soil layers, fasting and immobile. A Comparative study on the earthworms’ life cycle physiology in relation to the environmental changes, researcher can find that aestivation is a case of intraspecific adaptive strategy. The benefit ...

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by wellalt
Sat Nov 14, 2009 12:35 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: About Physiological Darwinism:From Fitness to Optimality
Replies: 13
Views: 20052
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