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Physiology

Physiology (i; study of) is the scientific study of functions and mechanisms in a living system. As a sub-discipline of biology, physiology focuses on how organisms, organ systems, individual organs, cells, and biomolecules carry out the chemical and physical functions in a living system. According to the classes of organisms, the field can be divided into medical physiology, animal physiology, plant physiology, cell physiology, and comparative physiology.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
1,790,047
Prior Five Years
270,451
Total Citations
Lifetime
46,647,735
Prior Five Years
2,870,692
Total Scholars
Lifetime
197,845
Prior Five Years
86,545

Institutional Rankings

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#1
United Kingdom
#1
Brazil
#1
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#2
United States
#2
United Kingdom
#2
France
#3
Canada
#3
Switzerland
#3
United States
#4
United States
#4
United States
#4
United States
#5
United States
#5
Sweden
#5
Czech Republic
#6
United Kingdom
#6
United States
#6
United States
#7
Sweden
#7
United States
#7
United States
#8
Canada
#8
United States
#8
Canada
#9
United States
#9
United Kingdom
#9
United States
#10
Canada
#10
Canada
#10
United States
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