biological time


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Noun1.biological time - the time of various biological processesbiological time - the time of various biological processes
time - the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
circadian rhythm - a daily cycle of activity observed in many living organisms
change of life, menopause, climacteric - the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends
climacteric - a period in a man's life corresponding to menopause
gestation, gestation period - the period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
refractory period - (neurology) the time after a neuron fires or a muscle fiber contracts during which a stimulus will not evoke a response
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Maybe the Terriers were worried about slick roads on the drive home, or the change of the game date from Friday scrambled their biological time clocks.
Behavioural observations have long suggested that brain function is influenced by the duration of wakefulness and the biological time of day (circadian rhythmicity).
ItemId=145707&CultureCode=en) paper that most often the problem arises during adolescence as that is the time they feel a clash between their social and biological time.
Takao KONDO for "Studies of Biological Time Measurement in Cyanobacteria by Reconstitution of the Circadian Clock"
The timing of exposure to the light-dark cycle is the most powerful means by which the circadian clock, the body's biological time keeper, is synchronized to the 24-hour day, Czeisler's research found.
Internal biological time under natural light-dark conditions tightly synchronises to environmental time, and in this regard humans are comparable to other animals," the scientists wrote.
My research is specific to the workplace, not just general wellbeing, and I'm interested in the concept of social jet-lag - the difference between biological time and social time.
In such moments, Newell observes, ecological crossings are most often played out 'in unavoidably intimate engagements' (93) over biological time, a functionally different temporality from the everyday human concerns of ship activity or the larger geopolitical projects that explained the ships' presence.
The social jetlag makes reference to the misalignment between social and biological time on weekends and weekdays, measured by the difference between mid-sleep on weekends and weekdays (Wittmann, Dinich, Merrow, & Roenneberg, 2006).
The fact is that cancer traps them in a biological time warp, steals their youth, and in too many cases, numbers their days.
There is a more controversial area of this where women find their biological time for having a baby is running out and they are keen to have a family but are not able to for some reason and opt for egg freezing," admitted Gill.

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