Almost a century ago, the eminent French physiologist, Claude Bernard, to whom many early physiological discoveries are attributed, described medicine as the science of sickness. Physiology, he stated, is the science of life; therefore, it should be the scientific basis of medicine.
Munson, Wm. L.
"The Southeast Wing,"
Iowa State University Veterinarian: Vol. 3
, Article 8.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iowastate_veterinarian/vol3/iss2/8