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bi·o·rhythm

 (bī′ō-rĭth′əm)
n.
An innate, cyclical biological process or function.

bi′o·rhyth′mic (-rĭth′mĭk) adj.

biorhythm

(ˈbaɪəʊˌrɪðəm)
n
(Physiology) a cyclically recurring pattern of physiological states in an organism or organ, such as alpha rhythm or circadian rhythm; believed by some to affect physical and mental states and behaviour
ˌbioˈrhythmic adj
ˌbioˈrhythmically adv

bi•o•rhythm

(ˈbaɪ oʊˌrɪð əm)

n.
an innate periodicity in an organism's physiological processes, as sleep and wake cycles.
[1960–65]
bi`o•rhyth′mic, adj.
bi`o•rhyth•mic′i•ty (-ˈmɪs ɪ ti) n.

bi·o·rhythm

(bī′ō-rĭth′əm)
A recurring biological process, such as sleep, that is controlled by the circadian rhythms of an organism.
Translations

biorhythm

[ˈbaɪəʊrɪðəm] Nbiorritmo m

biorhythm

[ˈbaɪəʊˌrɪðəm] nbioritmo

biorhythm

n ritmo biológico
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This built-in protective process is usually disrupted when the biological rhythm is disturbed by sleep deprivation or jetlag, leaving the body defenseless and exposed to infections and health complications.
There will be times, of course, where you have some late nights on the weekend, but the least you can do is stick to a tight schedule during the week and understand how a night on the town affects your biological rhythm.
The bulb is designed to synchronise with your body's biological rhythm to generate the right intensity at the right moment.
The book winds to a close by discussing the International Society for the Study of Biological Rhythm, Swedish neutrality in the 1940s-50s, and how the nominally international society gradually grew into a functionally international entity.
In mammals, the circadian clock is controlled by an area of the brain called the suprachiasmatic nuclei (SCN) which pulls every cell in the body into the same biological rhythm.
Being awake at irregular timings is a fight with biological rhythm.
Chronotherapy is the timing of medical interventions according to biological rhythm determinants as a means to optimize treatment outcomes and minimize or avoid adverse effects.
What this suggests, they say, is that our highs and lows are driven more by a shared biological rhythm than by culture or environment.
individual's own biological rhythm and their ability to adapt to changes in those rhythms).
They also found out that the disrupted sleep-wake cycle in the young mice can be reset by incorporating appropriate light environment with correct biological rhythm and difference in day and night.
The combination of melatonin and bright light is the most powerful method of resetting your biological rhythm," says Dr.

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