A branch of biology that seeks to understand the mechanisms governing the function of structures at the molecular, cellular, tissue, and organ level.

Human physiology is particularly important for engineers who interact with medical professionals.  A foundational course in both medical training and biomedical engineering is human anatomy and physiology.  In this course, students learn about the structures that make up the human body (anatomy) and how each of these structures function (physiology). 

Physiology is researched at the

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