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A natural science concerned with the study of life or living matter in all its forms and phenomena, especially in relation to their origin, growth, reproduction, structure, behaviour and evolution.

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Solid waste material that is produced by the digestion of food and that leaves the body through the anus.

food coma

Biology; Physiology

The feeling of listlessness or sleepiness after eating a full lunch meal, although dinners can sometimes produce the same result. The lethargic state is usually caused by a lack ...


Biology; Physiology

The scientific study of the processes in living things that are needed for survival, such as circulation, and digestion.


Biology; Physiology

A general term used to describe the adaptive changes in the structure or function of nerve cells or groups of nerve cells in response to injuries to the nervous system or ...


Biology; Physiology

A learning disorder that manifests itself as a difficulty with reading, spelling and in some cases mathematics.


Biology; Physiology

A collective term referring to any methodology that provides a visualization of the structure or function of elements of the nervous system, though with a strong focus on in vivo ...

diffusion tensor imaging

Biology; Physiology

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) method that produces in vivo images of biological tissues weighted with the local microstructural characteristics of water diffusion.