circadian rhythm

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a rhythm of daily activities in plants and animals, repeating every twenty-four hours

Human Resources

  • plural noun the rhythms of daily activities and bodily processes such as eating, defecating or sleeping which are frequently controlled by hormones and which repeat every twenty-four hours
  • plural noun biorhythms, recurring cycles of different lengths which some people believe affect a person’s behaviour, sensitivity and intelligence
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