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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Will this biological time bomb transform her into the Wildcard predicted centuries ago, or just the latest dead quester?
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.
But this report has shown that often, at the right biological time, women are simply not in the right place emotionally or financially to start trying," Moss added.
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.
81) The capricious timing of battles' end(s) disrupted hospital clock time, subordinated biological time, and inscribed a temporal rhythm more reminiscent of the task than the clock onto a supposedly punctual and orderly hospital routine.
Nevertheless, while many women are thinking of biological time clocks at the age of 33, Cat's attention is on clocks of another kind.
The challenge of living daily with a biological time bomb, sojourning through difficult times, the crucial support of friends and family and the difficult choices that take their toll, as well as wisdom borne of 20/20 hindsight, fill this powerful testimony.
Yi opined that the latest outbreaks show that the virus has become endemic to the region, with a difficult-to-eradicate foothold in migratory birds, creating a biological time bomb that could go off without warning.
There is a more controversial area of this where women find their biological time for having a baby is running out and they are ready, willing and keen to have a family but are not able to for some reason and opt for egg freezing," admits Gill.
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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