Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

  • -id > 9:3
   

Function

1. proper role, action or activity.

2. in biology, the workings of an organism; physiology.

3. pre-designed formula or rote operation; an algorithm or conventional mode of data transformation, e.g. the change of a value into its logarithm.

Full-Text Search Entries

Suggestions from Other Sources

From "Dictionary of Nursing and Individual Health Care"