Physiology vs Psychology what difference

what is difference between Physiology and Psychology

English

Etymology

From French physiologie, from Latin physiologia, from Ancient Greek φυσιολογία (phusiología, natural philosophy), from φύσις (phúsis, nature) + λόγος (lógos, word). Equivalent to physi- +‎ -ology.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌfɪziˈɒləd͡ʒi/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌfɪziˈɑ.lə.d͡ʒi/

Noun

physiology (countable and uncountable, plural physiologies)

  1. 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.
  2. (obsolete) The study and description of natural objects; natural science.

Hyponyms

Related terms

  • physiologic
  • physiological
  • physiologist

Translations

See also

  • biology
  • anatomy

References

  • physiology on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Further reading

  • physiology in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • physiology in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • physiology at OneLook Dictionary Search


English

Etymology

From French psychologie, from Renaissance Latin psychologia (coined by Marko Marulić from Ancient Greek ψυχή (psukhḗ, soul) + -logia (study of)), equivalent to psycho- +‎ -logy.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) enPR: sī-kŏlʹə-jē, IPA(key): /saɪˈkɑlədʒi/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /saɪˈkɒlədʒɪ/
  • Rhymes: -ɒlədʒi
  • Hyphenation: psy‧chol‧o‧gy

Noun

psychology (countable and uncountable, plural psychologies)

  1. (uncountable) The study of the human mind.
  2. (uncountable) The study of human behavior.
  3. (uncountable) The study of animal behavior.
  4. (countable) The mental, emotional, and behavioral characteristics pertaining to a specified person, group, or activity.

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

Further reading

  • psychology in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • psychology in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.


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