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physiology (noun) – 1. The biological study of the functions of living organisms and their parts.
2. All the functions of a living organism or any of its parts.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1560s, “study and description of natural objects,” from Middle French physiologie or directly from Latin physiologia “natural science, study of nature,” from Greek physiologia “natural science, inquiry into nature,” from physio- “nature” + logia “study”. Meaning “science of the normal function of living things” is attested from 1610s.