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What are the 3 Subdisciplines of Physiology ?

1. Neurophysiology (physiology of nervous system)
2. Endocrinology (physiology of hormones)
3. Pathophysiology (mechanisms of disease)


What is Comparative Physiology and how is it used?

The study of different species to learn about bodily function eg: animal surgery and animal drug tests

This is the basis for development of new drugs and medical procedures


How has technological enhancements in biomedical science changed medical practice?

Advances in Medical Imaging have enhanced our diagnostic ability and life-support strategies


What changed with the Genetic Revolution?

The Human Genome is finished and gene therapy is being used to treat disease.