physiology etymology

English word physiology comes from Ancient Greek λόγῳ, Ancient Greek φύσις, Ancient Greek -ία, and later Latin physiologia (Physiology.)

Detailed word origin of physiology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
λόγῳ Ancient Greek (grc)
φύσις Ancient Greek (grc)
-ία Ancient Greek (grc)
φυσιολογία Ancient Greek (grc)
physiologia Latin (lat) Physiology.
physiologie French (fra) Physiology (branch of biology).
physiology English (eng) (obsolete) The study and description of natural objects; natural science.. A branch of biology that deals with the functions and activities of life or of living matter (as organs, tissues, or cells) and of the physical and chemical phenomena involved.

Words with the same origin as physiology

Descendants of φύσις
Dyophysite Monophysite Spanglish adenohypophysis botanist francoa hypophyseal hypophysial hypophysis medician meta- metametaphysics metaphysicist metaphysics miaphysite nonphysically pathophysiological physical physician physics physiognomy physiography physiotherapy physiurgy
Descendants of -ία